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    Copper Striking of William Barber's 1870 Seated Liberty Design, Judd-817

    1870 H10C Half Dime, Judd-817, Pollock-906, High R.6, PR66 Brown NGC. A seated figure of Liberty, designed by William Barber, faces left with a globe and free-standing liberty pole. The reverse is the same design used to coin regular issue 1870 half dimes. Struck in copper with a reeded edge. Like the Judd-815 above, only a dozen or so pieces are believed known of this pattern. Fully struck throughout, the surfaces have a deep gray-brown cast overall with iridescent rose and sea-green undertones. Lightly spotted.
    From The Western Hills Collection.(#61061)

    Coin Index Numbers: (NGC ID# 29UU, PCGS# 61061)

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