Click to enlargeJ1084/P1220

The Longacre design with stars combined with the regular reverse. This was apparently implemented by William Barber as Longacre died in 1869.

These were sold as part of complete sets from the half dime to the silver dollar. To view the set, click here.

Examples were struck as follows:

Silver J1084/P1220 with about a half dozen known.

Copper J1085/P1221 with about a dozen known.

Aluminum J1086/P1222 with 2 examples noted in Eric Newman's ledgers of his Col Green purchases with B.G. Johnson. Later pedigrees for these 2 include the following:

1) Crouch-Superior 6/77 ?, NERCA 4/80 ?, B/R 1/83, Heritage 5/03 as PCGS64, Simpson-Heritage 11/20 - PCGS65

2) Ivy 5/81?, B/M 3/85, Superior 2/87 - gem proof

one of these is ex Kagin's 6/67 lot 188.

Photo courtesy of Tangible Asset Galleries.