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    1877 Barber-Designed Half Dollar in Silver
    Judd-1524, PR62

    1877 50C Half Dollar, Judd-1524, Pollock-1690, 1692, Low R.7, PR62 NGC. The obverse offers a head of Liberty with six stars to the left, seven to the right, and the date below. Liberty wears a wide-banded cap with the word LIBERTY, hair tied back with a ribbon. The cap is garnished by wheat and cotton. The reverse displays an eagle on a shield inside a band that carries the dual mottoes IN GOD WE TRUST and E PLURIBUS UNUM in Gothic script. Around is the legend UNITED STATES OF AMERICA with HALF DOLLAR below. Struck in silver with a reeded edge. Only seven silver examples are known of this rare and infrequently seen pattern. At least eight pieces are known struck in copper. The surfaces are deeply toned with considerable underlying brightness.
    Ex: United States Coins (Stack's, 9/1994), lot 295; Elite Coin Auction (Superior, 7/2003), lot 464.

    Coin Index Numbers: (NGC ID# 2AE9, PCGS# 61864)


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    Auction Dates
    September, 2018
    6th-9th Thursday-Sunday
    Bids + Registered Phone Bidders: 14
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