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    William Barber's Goloid Metric Dollar of 1879

    1879 Goloid Metric Dollar, Judd-1626, Pollock-1822, R.6?, PR 63, PCGS. William Barber's design for the Goloid Metric dollar with a large head of Liberty on the obverse, paired with a reverse that carries numerous statutory as well as elemental inscriptions, broken only by a circle of stars as a decorative device. Struck in goloid (5.46% gold, 84.54% silver, 10.00% copper) with a reeded edge. Deeply reflective fields and still mostly brilliant with just a bit of rose and blue tinted color seen in the fields.

    Coin Index Numbers: (NGC ID# 2A9E, PCGS# 61626)


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

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    August, 1995
    16th-19th Wednesday-Saturday
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