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    1873 Five Dollar in Copper
    Judd-1340, PR63 Brown

    1873 $5 Half Eagle, Judd-1340, Pollock-1484, R.8, PR63 Brown PCGS. Ex: Simpson. From the adopted dies for the Liberty half eagle. Struck in copper with a reeded edge. The design was also struck in aluminum (Judd-1341). USPatterns.com believes these off-metal pieces were struck for sale to collectors. Probably only three or four examples have survived. This coin and the one in the Bass Collection (Ex: Farouk and Boosel) are the only examples we have been able to trace.

    This impressive Select proof exhibits lightly reflective fields and sharply detailed design elements, under vivid shades of lavender-gray, cerulean-blue, orange, and magenta toning, with a few hints of lilac and amber. The surfaces are lightly marked and overall eye appeal is outstanding. This coin is pictured on PCGS CoinFacts and is the plate coin for the Judd reference and USPatterns.com. Population: 1 in 63 Brown, 0 finer (4/20).
    Ex: Tree Many Feathers Collection (Bowers and Merena, 11/2001), lot 182.

    Coin Index Numbers: (PCGS# 61628)


    Learn more at the Newman Numismatic Portal at Washington University in St. Louis.

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    January
    15th Friday
    Auction Dates
    February
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