David Lisot Video Library (2009)
Pennsylvania collector, Bill Cowburn, specializes in collecting the Liberty Seated half dollars series. He explains why the coins are so interesting to collect and why you should not to be intimidated by some of the rare dates.
In this video he shares and shows:
*Which coins make the best type coin
*Motto vs. no motto
*Types and 8 subtypes
*Why the "arrows & rays" were added in 1853
*How the 'rays' were moved in 1854
The "arrows" that were added again in 1873 to designate another weight change
*Differences in lettering and what may have caused it
*Other varieties how to recognize them including cracks, cuds, different sized mintmarks and more
Speaker(s): Bill Cowburn.