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    1873 T$1 Trade Dollar, Judd-1281, Pollock-1423, R.4, PR 62 PCGS. The obverse, designed by J. A. Bailly, features a coiled hair bust of Liberty facing left. The reverse mimics the 'Amazonian' pattern silver dollar save for a reduction in the size of the eagle and the addition of the motto E PLURIBUS UNUM above and the weight and fineness below. Struck in silver with a reeded edge. Lightly toned in olive and lilac-gray hues, the surfaces display a modest cameo contrast and scattered hairlines that confirm the validity of the assigned grade. While the balance of the features display crisp definition, the eagle's breast, left (facing) leg, left (facing) talon, and the rocky base exhibit poor definition that seems misplaced on a specimen striking. Nevertheless, an important opportunity for the pattern specialist. (NGC ID# 2A8B, PCGS# 61566)

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    October, 1999
    8th Friday
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