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    1878 Pattern Dollar Struck in Silver
    Judd-1554, Pollock-1741, PR50

    1878 $1 Dollar, Judd-1554, Pollock-1741, R.5, PR50 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. The Pollock subvariety with star 13 distant from the curl. Struck in silver with a reeded edge. A possible obverse rim die break at 3 o'clock, although a knife rim in the area may simply have been tamped down. Steel-gray with much remaining design detail and a patch of hairlines beneath WE TR(UST). (NGC ID# 2AF5, PCGS# 61915)

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

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    Jul-Aug, 2009
    31st-2nd Friday-Sunday
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