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    1873 Bailly-Designed Trade Dollar
    Judd-1281, PR63

    1873 T$1 Trade Dollar, Judd-1281, Pollock-1423, R.4, PR63 NGC. The Bailly design, one of many in the series of 1873 Trade dollar patterns. The bust of Liberty faces left on the obverse, and her hair is coiled at the back of her head. The date 1873 is below; 13 stars ring the rim. On the reverse an eagle holds his wing open, clutching three arrows in one claw and supporting a shield with the other. A ribbon inscribed IN GOD WE TRUST transverses the shield. 420 GRAINS, 900 FINE and TRADE DOLLAR are below; UNITED STATES OF AMERICA and E PLURIBUS UNUM--the latter in minuscule font--are above. Struck in silver with a reeded edge. This design was included in six-piece sets in silver, copper, and aluminum, and both reeded and plain edge variants. This nicely reflective example has light golden toning over the obverse, the reverse is considerably deeper with red and blue intermixed.

    Coin Index Numbers: (NGC ID# 2A8B, PCGS# 61566)

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    November, 2011
    8th-10th Tuesday-Thursday
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