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    1870 'Goofy Head' Round Dollar
    BG-1205, AU58

    1870 $1 Goofy Head Round 1 Dollar, BG-1205, High R.4, AU58 NGC. One of the only eight varieties of Period Two Round gold dollars, here in a nice near-Mint State condition. The "Goofy Head" appellation, of course, comes from the somewhat androgynous, lantern-jawed representation of Liberty. Only lightly circulated. A small scrape appears in the obverse field behind the head. Census: 3 in 58, 5 finer (2/09). (NGC ID# 2C44, PCGS# 10950)

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    March, 2009
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