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    1871 Dollar, Judd-1148, R.7, PR 65 Red and Brown. The same Longacre design used for the obverse of his Standard Silver dollar (see J-1121 above), paired with the regular reverse die. Struck in copper with a plain edge. While darkly toned, this is still an enchanting coin that flashes rich shades of lime-green, yellow, blue, and violet at the viewer when held beneath a light. Splendid overall quality and typical of the high quality seen throughout David Faraday's collection. Probably not as rare as stated in Judd, a rating of R.6 would be more in line today. Purchased by him from Bill Mitkoff in San Francisco on September 23, 1972 for $475. (NGC ID# 29XB, PCGS# 61148)

    Learn more at the Newman Numismatic Portal at Washington University in St. Louis.

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    July, 1994
    27th-30th Wednesday-Saturday
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