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    1876 'Sailor Head' Dollar in Copper
    Judd-1465, PR67 Red and Brown

    1876 $1 Sailor Head Dollar, Judd-1465, Pollock-1616, R.7, PR67 Red and Brown NGC. 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. Only seven pieces are confirmed of this pattern, their brief pedigrees are listed on USPatterns.com. This is an evenly mellowed example that still retains significant underlying mint red on the obverse; the reverse is much brighter and vibrant, showing more original red luster. Fully struck.

    Coin Index Numbers: (NGC ID# 26WW, PCGS# 71787)


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