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    1873 Trade Dollar in Copper
    Judd-1317, PR64 Brown

    1873 T$1 Trade Dollar, Judd-1317, Pollock-1460, Low R.7, PR64 Brown NGC. Bailly's Liberty design is seated left on the obverse with cotton bales, tobacco plants, and wheat sheaves around her. Her right (facing) hand supports a globe inscribed with LIBERTY while her left holds high a pileus cap. A small eagle atop a shield dominates the reverse with the inscriptions UNITED STATES OF AMERICA and E PLURIBUS UNUM above and 420 GRAINS, 900 FINE and TRADE DOLLAR below. Struck in copper with a reeded edge. The Bailly design is known in silver, copper, aluminum, and white metal. However, only copper and silver examples are usually encountered. This piece has reflective medium-brown surfaces and sharp design motifs. Splashes of tan and pale blue toning heighten the eye appeal.
    From The Collection of William Rau.

    Coin Index Numbers: (NGC ID# 2A8X, PCGS# 61603)


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