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    1868 Dual Denomination Pattern in Aluminum
    Judd-659, PR63

    1868 $5 Dual Denomination $5-25 Francs, Judd-659, Pollock-732, Low R.7, PR63 PCGS. Anthony Paquet's design for an international five dollar coin equal to the value of a proposed 25 franc piece. The obverse depicts Liberty, facing left, hair bound by a ribbon and star at the front. The reverse is simply inscribed 5 / DOLLARS / 25 / FRANCS in the center with a laurel and oak wreath surrounding. Struck in aluminum with a plain edge. About a dozen examples are known with a similar number of reeded edge aluminum pieces known. Examples were also struck in copper. A few specks of oxidation are seen on each side; otherwise the surfaces are bright with a frosted cameo appearance.
    From The Collection of William Rau.

    Coin Index Numbers: (NGC ID# 29PD, PCGS# 60877)


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