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1870 William Barber Half Dollar in Aluminum
1870 50C Half Dollar, Judd-938, Pollock-1045, High R.7, PR64+
Deep Cameo PCGS. Ex: Simpson. The obverse die has a William
Barber portrait of Seated Liberty, the word LIBERTY in raised
letters on a ribbon falling across the shield, thirteen stars
around, date below. The reverse die is the regular design for the
half dollar. Struck in aluminum with a plain edge. The design was
also struck in copper and silver, with both plain and reeded edges.
USPatterns.com states only three or four examples of Judd-938 are
extant. This Plus-graded Choice example displays razor-sharp
definition on all design elements and the deeply reflective fields
contrast profoundly with the frosty devices. Population: 1 in 64 (1
in 64+) Deep Cameo, 0 finer (4/20).
Judd-938, PR64+ Deep Cameo
Coin Index Numbers: (PCGS# 535389)
Learn more at the Newman Numismatic Portal at Washington University in St. Louis.
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