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    1852 Annular Dollar in Copper-Nickel
    Judd-140, PR63

    1852 PG$1 Gold Dollar, Judd-140, Pollock-167, Low R.7, PR63 PCGS. Ex: Simpson. One of the proposed solutions to the problem of the undersized and easily lost gold dollar was an annular pattern. The large center perforation (as struck) and narrow margin makes for a simple design. The obverse has only USA above the hole with 1852 below, while the reverse has a series of laurel sprigs amid heavy concentric die lines. Curiously, no denomination is stated. Struck in copper-nickel with a plain edge. About a dozen copper-nickel pieces are known. Also struck in gold, silver, copper, and nickel. The surfaces are moderately toned and there are a few planchet voids on the obverse, seen especially to the left of the S in USA and on the rim at 9 o'clock.

    Coin Index Numbers: (NGC ID# 5EFA, PCGS# 11589)


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    January
    15th Friday
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