Laibstain. Duckor/Price coin. A terrific pedigree for an equally wonderful coin, with beautiful colors, tied for finest known. The coin has great luster and strike. A much tougher date in MS 65 and greater than most recognize. A real prize from the Steve Duckor set of Barber Half Dollars. It is a honor to have such a great coin that was owned by two other doctors. Steve Duckor and Thaine Price.
David Akers: In Gem condition, the 1895-S Barber Half Dollar is one of the rarest issues in the series, certainly in the upper third of the 74 total issues. Uncirculated examples up to Choice Uncirculated can be located with only moderate difficulty...
Dr. Thaine B. Price Collection - David Akers 5/1998:135, $26,400 - Dr. & Mrs. Steven L. Duckor Collection - Heritage 8/2010:3184, $50,312.50 - Dr. Peter & Janice Shireman Collection - Heritage 1/2016:5388, $58,750
Heritage 5/2012:3865, $9,200 - David Lawrence 5/2013:384409, $11,000 - Hansin Collection