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1869 Standard Silver Half Dollar
J-742b
Without Initial "B" On Ribbon
Plain Edge
PCGS PR 64+ CAC
UNIQUE DISCOVERY

slab slab

indentPatterns in the Standard Silver series, inscribed on each coin STANDARD SILVER, were produced in the dime, quarter dollar and half dollar denominations. The dies were engraved by William Barber with one common reverse die. They were struck in silver, copper, aluminum and brass. This discovery coin was struck without Barber's initial on the ribbon.

indentThis unique discovery coin, without Barber's initial on the ribbon, was struck with a plain edge. It has been assigned Judd number 742b and was previously unknown to the numismatic community.

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Below is a comparison with J-742a (pictured on the left) that has the B on the ribbon:

comparison

Click here for more information from uspatterns.com

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Featured on the cover of Mint Error News Magazine Issue 59:

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