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    1859 Gold Dollar, Struck in Copper
    Judd-256, PR64 Brown
    Possibly a Private Issue

    1859 PG$1 Gold Dollar, Judd-256, Pollock-7010, Low R.7, PR64 Brown PCGS. Ex: Simpson. The obverse is similar to that used on the regular issue 1859 gold dollar, but the letters are slightly taller. The reverse is also similar to the regular issue, but the letters in DOLLAR are taller. Struck in copper with a reeded edge. USPatterns.com notes, "The status of this piece is uncertain. It looks similar but inferior in quality to Paquet's design of 1858, J-222/J-223. Its relief is lower and appears less polished which causes many people to believe it to be a private issue. Whatever its status, an example was listed as lot 2974 in Woodward's March 1865 Bache I sale." This well-detailed Choice example exhibits no mentionable surface flaws and both sides are attractively toned in shades of sea-green and magenta. Population: 3 in 64 Brown, 0 finer (1/21).

    Coin Index Numbers: (PCGS# 12020)


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    February, 2021
    23rd-25th Tuesday-Thursday
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