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    1876 Sailor Head Dollar in Copper, Judd-1460

    1876 Dollar, Judd-1460, Pollock-1610, R.7, PR 62 Brown NGC. William Barber's so-called "Sailor Head" design that features Liberty facing left, wearing a coronet, her hair tied in the back with two ribbons trailing, thus resembling a sailor's cap. The motto IN GOD WE TRUST and the date appear below the portrait. The reverse has ONE DOLLAR in the center and is surrounded by an olive wreath with UNITED STATES OF AMERICA above and E PLURIBUS UNUM below. Struck in copper with a reeded edge. The surfaces are bright and glossy with scattered contact marks, the most serious of which is an obverse rim bump at 1 o'clock. Irregular blue, lemon-yellow, and brick-red toning covers both sides. (PCGS# 61781)

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    August, 1999
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