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    Silver 1870 William Barber Half Dime
    Judd-816, Toned PR66 Cameo

    1870 H10C Half Dime, Judd-816, Pollock-905, Low R.7, PR66 Cameo PCGS. CAC. Ex: Denali Collection. William Barber's obverse shows his version of the Seated Liberty design, with Liberty facing left, wearing a long, flowing gown. An olive branch is held in her left hand, and her right hand rests on a shield, holding a ribbon inscribed LIBERTY. A cap and pole stands in the background. Around, the legend UNITED STATES OF AMERICA, with the date below. The reverse is the regular-issue design with HALF DIME inside a wreath. Struck in silver with a plain edge. About a dozen examples are known of this half dime pattern. The surfaces show rich golden-rose toning. By way of identifying marks, on the reverse there are two planchet flakes, one is below IM in DIME and the other between the E in DIME and the wreath.

    Coin Index Numbers: (NGC ID# 29UT, PCGS# 61060)

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    August, 2011
    11th-14th Thursday-Sunday
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