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    1876 'Sailor Head' Trade Dollar in Copper
    Judd-1460, PR62 Brown
    Ex: Newcomer, Boyd, Farouk, Hydeman

    1876 $1 Sailor Head Dollar, Judd-1460, Pollock-1610, High R.7, PR62 Brown NGC. The Sailor Head design in a plain field with IN GOD WE TRUST and the date both below the bust. LIBERTY appears on a coronet in Liberty's hair. The reverse has ONE DOLLAR within a wreath with UNITED STATES OF AMERICA at the top border and E PLURIBUS UNUM at the bottom border. Struck in copper with a reeded edge. Only eight separate examples have been confirmed of this design in copper. The bright fields bring out significant deep green, pale red, and deeper brown colors.
    Ex: Newcomer; Boyd; Farouk; Hydeman Collection (A. Kosoff, 3/1961), lot 957, where it brought $260; Public Auction Sale (Merkin, 9/1968), lot 464, where it realized $410; ANA Signature (Heritage, 8/1999), lot 7775, where it brought $7,775; Sale of the Millennium (Bowers and Merena, 8/2000), lot 4086, where it realized $6,440.
    From The Collection of William Rau.

    Coin Index Numbers: (NGC ID# 2ACR, PCGS# 61781)

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