Certified Barber Half Dollar 1904 AU58 NGC (A)

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    The Certified Barber Half Dollar 1904 AU58 NGC (A) represents a significant piece of American numismatic history, showcasing the elegance and craftsmanship of the early 20th century. Designed by Charles E. Barber, the Barber Half Dollar series was minted from 1892 to 1915 and is cherished by collectors for its classic design and historical significance.

    The obverse of the Barber Half Dollar features the head of Liberty facing right, wearing a Phrygian cap, symbolizing freedom and liberty. The cap is adorned with laurel leaves and a ribbon inscribed with the word "LIBERTY." Above Liberty's head are the words "IN GOD WE TRUST," and the year of mintage, "1904," is inscribed below her bust.

    On the reverse side of the coin is an eagle with outstretched wings, clutching an olive branch and arrows in its talons, symbolizing peace and readiness for war, respectively. The eagle is encircled by a laurel wreath, and the motto "E PLURIBUS UNUM" is inscribed above. The denomination "HALF DOLLAR" and the legend "UNITED STATES OF AMERICA" complete the design.

    This Certified Barber Half Dollar 1904 AU58 NGC (A) has been professionally graded by the Numismatic Guaranty Corporation (NGC) as AU58, indicating Almost Uncirculated 58 condition. Coins in AU58 condition show minimal wear, with nearly full detail remaining on both sides of the coin.

    The "A" designation on the certification label indicates that this particular coin exhibits some trace of cleaning, which is a common occurrence among circulated coins of this age. Despite this, the coin still retains its overall originality and appeal, making it a desirable addition to any collection.

    As a certified coin, the Barber Half Dollar comes encapsulated in a secure holder provided by NGC, ensuring its protection and preservation. The certification guarantees the authenticity and grade of the coin, providing collectors with confidence in their investment.

    The Barber Half Dollar series was struck at various mint facilities across the United States, including Philadelphia, Denver, and San Francisco. The mintmark "S" indicates that this particular coin was struck at the San Francisco Mint, a key mint known for producing coins of exceptional quality.

    Exact mintage figures for the Barber Half Dollar series vary depending on the year and mint facility. However, the 1904-S Barber Half Dollar had a relatively high mintage compared to other years, reflecting the demand for coinage during the early 20th century.

    Numismatists and collectors value the Barber Half Dollar series for its historical significance and classic design. Each coin tells a story of America's progress and development during the turn of the century, making them highly sought after by enthusiasts.

    The Certified Barber Half Dollar 1904 AU58 NGC (A) is a testament to America's numismatic heritage, representing a bygone era of coinage that continues to captivate collectors today. With its pleasing condition and historical appeal, this coin is a prized addition to any collection.

  • Details:
    • Denomination: N/A
    • Year: 1904
    • Diameter: N/A
    • Mint Mark: N/A
    • Thickness: N/A
    • Grade: N/A

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