Barber Half Dollar Good Condition 1901-S

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    The 1901-S Barber Half Dollar was minted by one of the top mints still standing, the San Francisco Mint, and has a competitively low mintage of only 847,044! The San Francisco Mint was established during the California Gold Rushes and helped prospectors turn their mined gold into coins. Considered to be in good condition, the 1901-S contains large amounts of wear with no major detailing. The 1901-S Barber Half Dollar will be packaged in a coin flip to ensure proper protection while in transit. William Barber, the designer of the Barber Half Dollar, stuck with a classic portrayal of Liberty on his coins. Liberty's distinct profile is captured and her head is adorned with a Acanthus leaf crown. Barber was the Chief Engraver when he was asked to design a new half dollar, dime, and quarter. His design was received with mixed emotions by the public but was still able to last a couple of decades.

    Lady Liberty represents everything this nation has fought for and continues to fight for: liberty, freedom, democracy. Her importance can be compared to a president's importance, wherein she is also included on US currency along with certain presidents' portraits. Usually, Lady Liberty is depicted as a tall and slender woman who resembles a Greek goddess. Her clothes are a light-weight Grecian robe and she is almost always holding another patriotic symbol, such as a torch or olive branches. Since the Mint Act of 1792, all US Mint branches are required to include some symbol of Liberty on the currency. Liberty's history dates back to Greek mythology, wherein she was a goddess among the warrior and is the reason why she is always portrayed as a Grecian goddess.

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    • Year: 1901
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