Osburn and Cushing’s 2018 work covers all Liberty Seated dollars, from 1840 to 1873. Both business strikes and proofs are covered. All known die marriages of each issue are described in detail and accompanied with photographs.
Estimated rarity ratings for each die marriage are provided by the authors. Each issue is described in a separate chapter, with a total of 48 chapters for the series. Also included are chapters on Terminology, Collecting Liberty Seated Halves, Grading, Rarity, Survival Rates and Population Estimates, Proofs vs. Business Strikes, and Restrikes.
For variety collectors a list of the Top-30 Seated Dollar varieties is included. Many of these varieties have never before been described in numismatic literature. The self-published book is printed high quality glossy paper making the images particularly sharp.
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Awards: Author – Liberty Seated Dollars : A Register of Die Varities
Company: Osburn Cushing Numismatics
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