1871 Longacre Starless Set 2

James B. Longacre's seated liberty design without stars combined with the regular reverse die. It was executed by William Barber as Longacre had died in 1869. It is one of 4 design types produced this year.

Sets were produced in silver (about 1/2 dozen), copper (over 1/2 dozen) and aluminum (only 2) and included the following, half dime J1062/P1197, dime J1077/P1213, quarter J1093/P1229, half dollar J1108/P1244 and dollar J1126/P1262.



Some sets included dollars with plain edges. Original copper sets are in the Connecticut State Library and the Durham Museum, the latter with a plain edge dollar.

Photos courtesy of PCGS.