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    1871 Commercial Dollar in Copper
    Judd-1156, PR63+ Brown

    1871 T$1 Commercial Dollar, Judd-1156, Pollock-1300, R.8, PR63+ Brown PCGS. Ex: Simpson. The obverse features Longacre's Indian Princess design with 22 stars on the flag behind Liberty and 13 stars about the obverse periphery. Probably implemented by William Barber, since Longacre died in 1869. The reverse, used for the Judd-1154 through 1160 varieties, exhibits the legends UNITED STATES OF AMERICA / COMMERCIAL/DOLLAR / 420 GRS / 900 FINE along with a wreath and cornucopia. GOD OUR TRUST is displayed on a scroll above the wreath ribbon. Struck in copper with a reeded edge. Only four pieces are known of this pattern. The surfaces are subdued reddish-brown on the obverse with deep blue in the center of the reverse.
    Ex: Pre-Long Beach Auction (Goldberg Auctions, 1/2004), lot 3091; ANA Signature (Heritage 8/2004), lot 8003; Southern Collection.

    Coin Index Numbers: (PCGS# 61418)


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