1873 T$1 Trade Dollar, Judd-1310, Pollock-1453, R.4, PR64 NGC....
Enticing 1873 Trade Dollar Pattern1873 T$1 Trade Dollar, Judd-1310, Pollock-1453, R.4, PR64 NGC.
Design. The obverse centers around a seated figure of Liberty facing left, with 13 stars around and the date below. Liberty wears an Indian headdress and holds a Liberty pole, with cap. Her left hand rests on a globe with LIBERTY inscribed and there are two flags behind. The reverse features a small eagle clutching three arrows and an olive branch. Below the eagle are the specifications 420 GRAINS and 900 FINE. Above the eagle is a banner inscribed E PLURIBUS UNUM and below is another banner reading IN GOD WE TRUST. The peripheral inscriptions are UNITED STATES OF AMERICA and TRADE DOLLAR. Struck in silver with a reeded edge.
Commentary. The obverse is a copy of Longacre's Indian Princess design, used on pattern silver dollars of 1870-1872.
Physical Description. Every detail of Longacre's beautiful design is strongly delineated. The largely untoned surfaces show just a hint of golden at the periphery. A few scattered handling marks are consistent with the grade. NGC Census: 7 in PR64, 6 finer. PCGS Population: 11 in PR64, 2 finer (12/08).
Provenance. Ex: Stack's private treaty transaction.
From The Lemus Collection, Queller Family Collection Part Two. (PCGS# 61596)
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