Barber Half Dollar Very Fine 1907-D

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    Compared to the other US Mint branches, the Denver Mint was young when it started producing silver dollars. Only established in 1906, the Denver Mint mainly focused on commemorative coins but also participated in the Barber Half Dollar production. In 1921, the Denver joined forces with its sister branches to help produce the Morgan silver dollar, that was soon changed to the Peace silver dollar. Since the Denver Mint was established much later than the other mints, its participation in major coin collections was limited causing collectors to put any silver coin with a "D" mint-mark at the top of their collecting list. To this day, the Denver Mint is claimed to be the largest producer of coins worldwide!

    Edward Leech, the Mint Director, decided he wanted to update the Seated Liberty design. Offering a cash prize for the winner, Leech reached out to local artists and wanted to hold a competition for the best design. When he received negative feedback, Leech went to the Chief Engraver, William Barber, and came out with an ideal design that President Benjamin Harrison approved of. The Barber coin series is one of the only series to contain the same design on the dime, quarter, and half dollar at once. On the obverse of Barber Half Dollars, Liberty is pictured and is wearing a Grecian leaf crown. The obverse also contains the coin's date of mintage. The reverse reveals a heraldic eagle, draped in a shield and is holding arrows and olive branches in its talons. This design has been used over time on most US currency and is the US national seal. The 1907-D Barber Half Dollar contains an average mintage but can be difficult to locate. In very fine condition, the 1907-D Barber Half Dollar exhibits pretty worn edges with the main image details not compromised. The 1907-D was minted at the Denver Mint and will be packaged in a coin flip for protection while in transit.

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    • Year: 1907
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