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    1877 Barber Half Dollar in Silver
    Judd-1524, PR64

    The Garrett Collection Duplicate

    1877 50C Half Dollar, Judd-1524, Pollock-1690, Low R.7, PR64 PCGS. Ex: Simpson. 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. A pleasing Choice proof, this example has wispy gold toning on its brilliant silver surfaces. The USPatterns.com website provides a census of seven known examples.
    Ex: Edward Cogan (1883); T. Harrison Garrett; Robert Garrett; John Work Garrett; Johns Hopkins University; Superior (2/1977), lot 842 as the "Garrett Duplicate;" Morris Evans Collection (Bowers and Merena, 8/1998), lot 2086, incorrectly identified as Pollock-1692.

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


    Learn more at the Newman Numismatic Portal at Washington University in St. Louis.

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    January
    15th Friday
    Auction Dates
    February
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