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    1872 Amazonian Five Dollar in Copper
    Judd-1241, PR65 Brown

    1872 $5 Amazonian Five Dollar, Judd-1241, Pollock-1383, Low R.7, PR65 Brown PCGS. Ex: Simpson. William Barber's so-called Amazonian patterns are one of the most famous of all pattern designs, certainly the best known of the "named" series of patterns. It features a head of Liberty facing left, headband inscribed LIBERTY, hair flowing. The reverse depicts Barber's standing eagle with talons holding a shield. Struck in copper with a reeded edge. The most famous examples of this design are a unique set in gold. Examples were also struck in copper and aluminum. This Gem example displays uniformly mellowed color that is chocolate-brown with just a hint of underlying red evident. Fully struck throughout.
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    Coin Index Numbers: (NGC ID# 2A7A, PCGS# 61513)


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