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    1877 Assay Commission Medal. PR64 Red and Brown Uncertified. Julian AC-16, R.5. Copper, 33.5 mm., 313.3 grains. The Archimedes obverse design as used in 1871, 1874, and 1875, without the director's name in exergue. The reverse has a three line inscription ANNUAL ASSAY 1877 within a wreath of laurel and oak. This is a splendid example with mostly red proof surfaces, slightly faded and toned on the devices. A few tiny flecks of toning are evident on each side.
    Ex: David W. Dreyfuss Collection (Bowers and Merena, 4/1986), lot 5021. (NGC ID# AL86, PCGS# 661000)


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