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    1879 Metric Dollar Pattern, Judd-1623

    1879 Metric Dollar, Judd-1623, Pollock-1819, R.6-7, PR 63 Brown. The obverse shows Liberty facing left, her hair tied in a bun, E PLURIBUS UNUM above, the date below with stars to the left and right. The reverse has an elemental breakdown in the center, surrounded by a circle of tiny dots, a wreath of corn and cotton, and at the margin UNITED STATES OF AMERICA and ONE DOLLAR. Struck in copper with a reeded edge. Cleaned at one time the surfaces now have a rust and deep blue coloration with environmental damage at 11 o'clock on the obverse. (NGC ID# 2A9B, PCGS# 61623)

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    Auction Dates
    August, 1998
    3rd-6th Monday-Thursday
    Bids + Registered Phone Bidders: 3
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