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    1876 Sailor Head Dollar in Copper
    Judd-1465, PR65 Brown

    1876 $1 Sailor Head Dollar, Judd-1465, Pollock-1616, High R.7, PR65 Brown PCGS. Ex: Simpson. The obverse features the "Sailor Head" design of Liberty, with pearl beads on the coronet, the motto above, date below, an arc of seven stars on the left, and six on the right. An open laurel wreath surrounds the denomination on the reverse, with UNITED STATES OF AMERICA above, and E PLURIBUS UNUM below. Struck in copper with a reeded edge.

    Saul Teichman confirms two examples of this design in silver and seven in copper with reeded edges. A single example exists in copper with a plain edge, which also forms part of the Bob R. Simpson Collection. The surfaces of this Gem Judd-1465 pattern dollar have mellowed to a deep shade of golden-brown with iridescent accents in shades of blue, green, magenta, orange, and yellow.
    Ex: Public Auction Sale (Lester Merkin, 9/1967), lot 536; Great '80 Sale (Robert L. Hughes, 7/1980), lot 136; D.M.X. Fretwell Estate (Robert L. Hughes 3/1981), lot 1058.

    Coin Index Numbers: (NGC ID# 26WW, PCGS# 61787)


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