Certified Barber Half Dollar 1909 UNC Details NGC

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    The Certified Barber Half Dollar 1909 UNC Details NGC represents a significant piece of American numismatic history, bearing the iconic design of Charles E. Barber. The Barber Half Dollar series, introduced in 1892, served as a staple of everyday commerce in the United States during the late 19th and early 20th centuries.

    Designed by Chief Engraver Charles E. Barber, the obverse of the coin features the profile of Liberty wearing a Phrygian cap, symbolizing freedom. She is surrounded by thirteen stars representing the original thirteen colonies, with the date of issue inscribed below.

    The reverse design showcases a heraldic eagle clutching an olive branch and arrows, with a shield on its chest. The eagle is encircled by a wreath, and the motto "E PLURIBUS UNUM" is inscribed above. The words "HALF DOLLAR" and "UNITED STATES OF AMERICA" are inscribed along the periphery.

    This particular Certified Barber Half Dollar 1909 bears the grade of UNC Details by the Numismatic Guaranty Corporation (NGC). UNC, or "uncirculated," indicates that the coin has not circulated in commerce and retains its original mint luster. However, the "Details" designation suggests that the coin exhibits minor impairments, such as cleaning, polishing, or other issues.

    Despite the minor impairments noted by NGC, this coin remains a coveted piece for collectors due to its historical significance and classic design. Its uncirculated condition preserves the beauty of the coin and provides a glimpse into America's monetary past.

    As a certified coin, the Barber Half Dollar 1909 UNC Details NGC comes encapsulated in a secure holder provided by NGC. This holder not only protects the coin from environmental damage but also certifies its authenticity and condition, giving collectors peace of mind.

    The Barber Half Dollar series was struck at several mint facilities across the United States, including Philadelphia, Denver, and San Francisco. The absence of a mintmark on this coin indicates that it was produced at the Philadelphia Mint, the primary mint facility of the United States at the time.

    The exact mintage figures for the Barber Half Dollar series varied from year to year and mint facility to mint facility. However, the 1909 Barber Half Dollar had a moderate mintage, ensuring its availability to collectors and enthusiasts.

    Collectors and numismatists alike are drawn to the Barber Half Dollar series for its historical significance, enduring design, and accessibility. Each coin offers a tangible connection to America's past, making it a cherished addition to any collection.

    The Certified Barber Half Dollar 1909 UNC Details NGC provides collectors with an opportunity to own a piece of American history, despite its minor impairments. With its uncirculated condition and classic design, this coin serves as a testament to America's numismatic heritage.

  • Details:
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    • Year: 1909
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    • Mint Mark: N/A
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