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    1878 Pattern Eagle, Judd-1580

    1878 Eagle, Judd-1580, Pollock-1773, R.6-7, PR 60 Gilt. A head of Liberty faces left with IN GOD WE TRUST above, and the date 1878 below. She is wearing a large cap inscribed LIBERTY and it is ornamented with 2 wheat ears. There are 13 stars at the border arranged (you guessed it), 7 left and 6 right. An eagle with upraised wings is seen on the reverse. E PLURIBUS UNUM is expressed in one line over the eagle's head. This design is attributed to William Barber who was impressed with Gobrecht's sketches of the 1830s. Struck in copper and gilt with a reeded edge. A number of small hairlines are present from light handling and cleaning. There are no notable marks or injuries. (PCGS# 61580)

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    August, 1996
    14th-17th Wednesday-Saturday
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