1868 $5 Dual Denomination $5-25 Francs, Judd-659, Pollock-732, Low R.7, PR63 NGC....
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Judd-659 Variant in Aluminum, PR63
After the international monetary convention in Paris in June 1867, a coinage bill was introduced to produce a five dollar / 25 franc gold coin with a weight of 124.45 grains, rather than the standard 129 grains. This experimental international coin, of course, went nowhere but patterns were produced in copper and aluminum. This is a lovely, unoxidized example that has a few rim defects that mostly account for the PR63 grade.
From The Bob Simpson Collection. (PCGS# 60877)
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