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    Superb 1877 Sailor Head Dollar in Copper, Judd-1542

    1877 $1 Sailor Head Dollar, Judd-1542, Pollock-1715, R.7, PR67 Red and Brown NGC. Ex: Bass. The obverse shows a bust of Liberty facing left with the motto IN GOD WE TRUST above and the date 1877 below. On the reverse, the denomination 1 DOLLAR is centered within a wreath of corn, wheat, and cotton. The legend UNITED STATES OF AMERICA is around the upper periphery, E PLURIBUS UNUM is around the lower periphery. Struck in copper with a reeded edge. Superb quality, the surfaces are mostly red with occasional accents of blue and light brown toning. Under magnification a few die finishing lines can be seen on the obverse, evidence that Charles Barber spent some time finessing this die.
    From The Watson Collection. (NGC ID# 2AES, PCGS# 61886)


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