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    1885 Experimental Edge $1, Judd-1749, in Aluminum, PR 66

    1885 Morgan Dollar, Judd-1749, Pollock-1961, R.7, PR 66 PCGS. A rare aluminum version of the regular dies 1885 issue, struck with the experimental raised lettered edge reading E PLURIBUS UNUM as commissioned by Mint Director Snowden. The surfaces are nearly flawless, exhibiting just a hint of cloudiness at the center of the reverse. Unfortunately, this piece's most interesting feature, its edge lettering, is virtually hidden by encapsulation. (NGC ID# 2AC5, PCGS# 61749)

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    Jul-Aug, 1997
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