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Everyman Barber Half Dollars (1892-1915): Brier Creek Collection

Brier Creek Collection - 2nd

Current Statistics
Rank 2
Weighted GPA 55.205
Complete 100.00%
Set Rating 55.205
Retired Statistics (8/24/2012)
Rank 1
Weighted GPA 55.205
Complete 100.00%
Set Rating 55.205
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About this set: If you are a Barber Collector your best resource is the (BCCS) Barber Coin Collectors Society www.barbercoins.org Join !!! This collection is built solely on circulated coins. Nearly half the coins in this set have pcgs pops of less than 100. My goal was all coins being a minimum grade of AU50 with an overall average of 55.5. Of course the 04s and 97o are major show stoppers. There are a few coins that I would like to replace and there are many that I just absolutely love - 92s,95o,96s, 05 P, 09 P, 09s - just to name a few. The 97o is the finest original XF coin I have ever seen for the date and when I upgrade it is destined for a great XF collection in Georgia. Registry and BCCS has allowed me to become friends with numerous other barber collectors - my "Barber Buddies" and have provided or helped me find numerous coins in this set.

Brier Creek Collection
ImagePCGS No.ItemDenomGradePopOwner's Comments
6461189250CAU58152 
64621892-O50CAU5843The most original 92o 58 I have seen.
64641892-S50CAU5522Nice color much tougher in choice au than her sister from new orleans.
6465189350CAU5538Crusty
64661893-O50CAU5828 
64671893-S50CAU535 
6468189450CAU5819 
64691894-O50CAU5817One of my favorites
64701894-S50CAU5822 
6471189550CAU5840 
64721895-O50CAU5815Sharp Strike
64731895-S50CAU5813This coin is drop dead gorgeous - and a couple days circulated away from a 4 or 5.
6474189650CAU5310I only have one word for this coin "ORIGINAL"
64751896-O50CAU507I traded this coin for some 55-58 semikey barber quarters - 02s,99s,05o and others from the Sandwich Collection. It took me 18 months to get it back and it cost me a 60% premium. Looking back would I do it again - you betcha. One of my top 5 favorite coins and it is now back home after being held hostage !! Grins
64761896-S50CAU537Coin is better in hand - upgrade candidate.
6477189750CAU5534Superb Crusty Original
64781897-O50CXF458Superb 45
64791897-S50CAU557 
6480189850CAU5826 
64811898-O50CAU58+1My only "+" coin - tough date.
64821898-S50CAU5815Super Tough Philippines Date - misunderstood and and by far the most under rated in the entire series.
6483189950CAU5857From PQBQ - besides the hit in the shield this coin in hand is off the charts.
64841899-O50CAU5510 
64851899-S50CAU5516 
6486190050CAU5551 
64871900-O50CAU5810Coin better than PICS - this is very underated date.
64881900-S50CAU5815Last of the philippines dates - very under rated Amazing Luster
6489190150CAU5856 
64901901-O50CAU553From the West Virginia Collection - Thanks Dave !
64911901-S50CAU5014 
6492190250CAU5840this coin has gorgeous aquamarine toning - unfortunately just can't catch it in pics.
64931902-O50CAU508Luv This Coin - on PCGS renewal this one is getting resubmitted.
64941902-S50CAU559Fabulous Example of one of my favorite s mint marks - Pics do not do this coin justice. PCGS needs to review price - 3x.
6495190350CAU5818Cool Coin - better than pics 03 and 96 my favorite Philly dates.
64961903-O50CAU5818 
64971903-S50CAU5810Stunning - much better than pics.
6498190450CAU5835 
64991904-O50CAU5510Super tough date in AU - Decent coin with a splash of color that looks better in hand.
65001904-S50CXF4514would love to upgrade - bid the Hayes 58 last year and was the high bidder for 55 seconds. If anybody has a nice original AU for sale or trade please email me.
6501190550CAU5825Purchased raw from Dave Kahn Rare Coins - I was expecting a 58+ and was disappointed. There are only 4 or 5 circulated "+" coins in the entire series. Perhaps one day this will be added, I think it is most definately worthy.
65021905-O50CAU535 
65031905-S50CAU5518 
6504190650CAU5854 
65051906-D50CAU5547 
65061906-O50CAU5513 
65071906-S50CAU5520 
6508190750CAU5530 
65091907-D50CAU5545 
65101907-O50CAU5320 
65111907-S50CAU559Tough S date - This coin is much better in hand. Bozarth - Thanks Vick !
6512190850CAU5827 
65131908-D50CAU5839 
65141908-O50CAU5522 
65151908-S50CAU5510 
6516190950CAU5845 
65171909-O50CAU5312 
65181909-S50CAU5814 
6519191050CAU5519 
65201910-S50CAU5817 
6521191150CAU5843 
65221911-D50CAU5523 
1508431911-S50CAU531 
6524191250CAU5852 
65251912-D50CAU5859scratch on obverse holder
65261912-S50CAU5515 
6527191350CAU5513 
65281913-D50CAU5841 
65291913-S50CAU5810 
6530191450CAU5815 
65311914-S50CAU5516 
6532191550CAU5512 
65331915-D50CAU5896 
65341915-S50CAU5854 
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