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    Half Eagle Pattern of 1878 Struck in Copper, Judd-1568

    1878 Five-Dollars, Judd-1568, Pollock-1758, R.7, PR 62 Brown PCGS. Morgan's design for the obverse features Liberty with her hair combed back and held by an ornamented ribbon. The reverse features an erect eagle. Struck in copper with a reeded edge. Deeply toned over most of each side with bright sea-green patination and numerous specks of red around the rims. The hairlines that account for the grade are mostly concealed by the tonal qualities of this rather impressive pattern. Not gilt as several are of this issue. (PCGS# 61568)

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    August, 1996
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