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    1879 Goloid Metric Dollar, Judd-1628, R.7, PR 65 Red and Brown. William Barber's rather bland design for the Goloid Metric dollar features the head of Liberty with a wide band inscribed LIBERTY and a cap with all manner of American produce. The reverse is simply laid out with the composition in the center, surrounded by stars and two more rings of inscriptions. Struck in copper with a reeded edge. A deep cherry-red color covers the coin overall in a slightly muted hue and showing several streaks of bluish-purple on each side. There are several tiny spots of carbon on the obverse, and only a couple on the reverse. A well preserved example of this popular pattern type. Purchased from Hank Rodgers by the consignor, David Faraday, at the NCNA show on September 16, 1971 for only $190. (NGC ID# 2A9H, PCGS# 61628)

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    July, 1994
    27th-30th Wednesday-Saturday
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