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    1868 Pacquet $5 International in Aluminum

    1868 Five-Dollars, Judd-659, Pollock-732, High R.6, PR 64 PCGS. Anthony Paquet's design for an international five-dollar coin equal to the value of a proposed 25-franc piece. The obverse depicts Liberty, facing left, with her hair bound with a ribbon and star at the front. The reverse is simply inscribed 5 DOLLARS 25 FRANCS in the center with a laurel and oak wreath surrounding. Struck in aluminum with a plain edge. An interesting pattern that shows only minor spotting on the edges. (PCGS# 60659)

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    August, 1995
    19th-22nd Saturday-Tuesday
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