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    1878 Spread-Wing Eagle Dollar Pattern
    Judd-1554, Pollock-1733 Variant, PR66 Cameo

    1878 $1 Dollar, Judd-1554, Pollock-1733, R.5, PR66 Cameo NGC. The head of Liberty is large and faces left with IN GOD WE TRUST at the top and the date below, similar to the pattern fifty dollar gold pieces from 1877. The reverse has a spread-winged eagle with E PLURIBUS UNUM in Gothic lettering above. UNITED STATES OF AMERICA is at the top and ONE DOLLAR on the bottom rim. This is the Pollock variety with star 13 close to the curl and the upright of the B in PLURIBUS beneath the right foot of the second T in STATES. Struck in silver with a reeded edge. A rare pattern that enjoys considerable popularity due to the kinship in obverse design with the famous half union patterns. Light golden overtones drape the considerable mirrors and the modestly frosted devices. (NGC ID# 2AF5, PCGS# 61915)

    Learn more at the Newman Numismatic Portal at Washington University in St. Louis.

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    July, 2012
    12th-15th Thursday-Sunday
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