Menu
Welcome Sign-In | Join Now
Sold for Sign-in or Join (free & quick) includes Buyer's Premium (BP) 

Description

Extremely Rare 1877 Judd-1543
Copper Dollar, PR65 Red and Brown

1877 $1 Dollar, Judd-1543, Pollock-1716, High R.7, PR65 Red and Brown NGC. This unusual design shows the obverse of Liberty facing left, her hair bound by a coronet. On the extreme left side of the coronet there is a single bead that is isolated from the others. The motto is in small letters above the figure of Liberty and the date is below; 13 stars ring the left and right margins. The reverse has 1 DOLLAR in the center surrounded by a wreath of corn, wheat, and cotton with UNITED STATES OF AMERICA above and E PLURIBUS UNUM below. Struck in copper with a reeded edge.
This amazing Gem is almost entirely brilliant with orange mint luster on both sides with lovely accents of jade and violet. Both sides possess exceptional aesthetic desirability. A few tiny specks appear on Liberty's face and neck, but otherwise the surfaces are pristine.

We currently have records of just four known examples according to the following roster:

1. PR65 Red and Brown NGC. The present specimen.

2. PR65 Red and Brown NGC.
Abner Kreisberg (11/1970), lot 1308; Harry W. Bass, Jr. (Bowers and Merena, 5/1999), lot 1274; Heritage (8/2001), lot 8388. The plate coin in Judd's 10th edition.

3. Proof 64 Red and Brown PCGS.
Matthew Stickney (Henry Chapman, 6/1907), lot 580; Clarence Bement (Henry Chapman, 5/1916), lot 166; Virgil Brand, private transaction through Henry Chapman in July 1916; Dr. J. Hewitt Judd; An Illustrated History of United States Coinage FPL (Abe Kosoff, 1962) lot 513; Heritage (1/2006), lot 3710. The original Judd plate coin.

4. PR60, Cleaned.
The Palace Collections of Egypt (Sotheby's, 2/1954), lot 1969; Goliad Corporation; Bowers and Ruddy (7/1981), lot 282. The Pollock plate coin.

Earlier Appearances.
The following citations probably represent earlier appearances of the coins listed above, but they cannot be linked to the later pedigree chains with any certainty:

A.
George Woodside (New York Coin & Stamp, 4/1892), lot 321, bought in; Virgil Brand, private transaction in 1895.

B.
Doughty Collection (New York Coin & Stamp, 4/1891), purchased by Harlan Page Smith (bidding as "Clay"); H.P. Smith Collection (S.H. and H. Chapman, 5/1906), lot 1435.
From The Frank M. Stirling Collection. (NGC ID# 2AET, PCGS# 71887)

View all of [The Frank M. Stirling Collection ]

Service and Handling Description: Coins & Currency (view shipping information)

Sales Tax information  | NGC Coin Grading Guarantee  |  Terms and Conditions

Bidding Guidelines and Bid Increments

Glossary of Terms

Auction Info

Auction Dates
May, 2009
27th-31st
Internet/Mail/Phone Bidders: 15
Members Tracking: N/A
Page Views: 754

Buyer's Premium per Lot:
15% of the successful bid (minimum $9) per lot.

Heritage membership

945,191
bidder-members
$886,536,595
sold in the last year

Join Now - It's Free

VIEW BENEFITS
  1. Past Auction Values (prices, photos, full descriptions, etc.)
  2. Bid online
  3. Free Collector newsletter
  4. Want List with instant e-mail notifications
  5. Reduced auction commissions when you resell your
    winnings 

Consignments wanted

Only 16 days left to consign to the 2015 October 29 - November 2 US Coins Signature Auction - New York!

Learn about consigning with us

The collecting community was wondering how Heritage would do with this specialized collection, and the catalog exceeded everyone’s expectations.
Roger Siboni,
Mantoloking, NJ
View More Testimonials

HA.com receives more traffic than any other auction house website. To compare for yourself, visit: compete.com

Video tutorial

Getting the most out of search

Recent auctions

2015 August 12 - 16 ANA US Coins Signature Auction - Chicago
2015 August 12 - 16 ANA US Coins Signature Auction - Chicago
REALIZED $34,887,709
2015 August 13 ANA World and Ancient Coins Platinum Night Auction
2015 August 13 ANA World and Ancient Coins Platinum Night Auction
REALIZED $9,688,775
2015 August 13 ANA Currency Platinum Night Auction - Chicago
2015 August 13 ANA Currency Platinum Night Auction - Chicago
REALIZED $1,870,380

© 2015 Heritage Auctions | All Rights Reserved