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    1879 Metric Dollar, Judd-1617

    1879 Metric Dollar, Judd-1617, Pollock-1813, R.3, PR 50 Cleaned, Brushed at Date. A William Barber design with the head of Liberty facing left, wearing a coronet with the word LIBERTY on it. Above the head of Liberty is E PLURIBUS UNUM and the date is below. The reverse has the composition of the metric alloy in three lines with the weight below that, surrounded by an elaborate wreath of corn and cotton, and cartouche above with DEO EST GLORIA inside. At the margin is UNITED STATES OF AMERICA and ONE DOLLAR. The surfaces are dull from handling and there are three planchet cracks at the lower left of the obverse. The date is unnaturally bright from cleaning in that area. Light in color. (NGC ID# 2A94, PCGS# 61617)

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    Auction Dates
    June, 1998
    6th-9th Saturday-Tuesday
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