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(2017) Smithsonian - William Barber 1877 $50 Half-Union Pattern 1 oz AVDP Copper Proof Medal GEM Proof in its Original Government Packaging

(2017) Smithsonian - William Barber 1877 $50 Half-Union Pattern 1 oz AVDP Copper Proof Medal GEM Proof OGP
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Why add the (2017) Smithsonian 1877 Half Union Sunshine Minting Copper 50mm Proof With Capsules GEM Proof to your collection?

This (2017) Smithsonian 1877 Half Union issue was struck to brilliant proof quality by Sunshine Minting. The piece is struck on .999 pure copper 1 oz. AVDP planchets and comes in a protective capsule. The mintage is a low 2,500 units and fits nicely with our "Coins that Never Were" series of patterns and restrikes that are otherwise unavailable to most collectors.

Excellent William Barber Design

The Half Union coin was designed as a $50 face value gold issue. There are two pattern coins in existence in the Smithsonian Numismatic Collection. The coin was never approved for release, much to the disappointment of today's collectors. The obverse of the issue features a profile of Liberty wearing a small, inscribed crown. The portrait bears a resemblance to both the Longacre $20 Double Eagle portrait and the Morgan Silver dollar portrait of Liberty. The reverse Heraldic Eagle bears a strong resemblance to the Longacre $20 gold piece "with motto" reverse.

Beautiful Gem Proof

Gem Proof coins and medals are created using highly polished dies and planchets. The finish this process creates is among the finest in the Numismatic world. Gem Proofs are coveted and widely collected.

This unique issue is sure to fire the imagination of collectors at every level of the hobby! Order your 2017 Smithsonian 1877 Half Union Copper 50mm Gem Proof in the plastic protective capsule from ModernCoinMart today.


Year of Issue:(2017)
Mint:Private Mint
Grading Service:Uncertified
Grade:GEM Proof
Finish:Proof
Packaging:Original Government Packaging
Composition:Copper
Purity:0.999
Display Weight:1 oz AVDP
Weight in Grams:31.1032 g
Weight in Ounces:1 oz
Diameter:39 mm
Edge Type:Plain
Country:United States
Mintage:2,500
Obverse Design:Liberty facing left, surrounded by 13 stars
Reverse Design:Heraldic Eagle and shield
Reverse Designer/Engraver:William Barber
Obverse Designer/Engraver:William Barber
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Gorgeous coin
I didnt have any copper coins in my collection so I bought a few and am glad I did! It is a gorgeous coin, worth having in your coin collection
unshipped not seen half union copper
You asked me to review this coin today MCM! I orderd on 12/15/17. Today is 12/26/17....I have not got an e-mail or tracking # on this item.......I also have a 225th ann. enhanced set orederd on the same day....Have not heard a thing out of MCM!!! Where is the $ or the ORDER!!!..I need somthing out of MCM for my $...P.S. Gov mint has the 225th ann. enhanced set for $34.95 instead of no item for 49.00 MCM set Still nothing out of MCM.....No coin ,half union barber,or 225th ann. set???? Where are the items I orderd for "Immediate & Fast Shipping" Wrote on 12/26/17. Questioning...false Ad.
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