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    1878 Silver Dollar, Struck in Copper
    Judd-1554b, Pollock-1746, PR64+ Red

    1878 $1 Silver Dollar, Judd-1554b, Pollock-1746, R.8, PR64+ Red PCGS. Ex: Simpson. A head of Liberty faces left, wearing a coronet inscribed LIBERTY. The motto IN GOD WE TRUST is above with the date below. The left obverse field has seven stars near the border with six more along the right border. The reverse has an eagle with wings spread, holding an olive branch and three arrows. The statutory legend is above and the denomination is below, with E PLURIBUS UNUM in the field above the eagle. Struck in copper with a reeded edge. The Pollock subvariety with the B in PLURIBUS beneath the left edge of the E in STATES. At least three copper examples are known according to USPatterns.com. Only four examples are listed in copper and three are known in silver. This is a bright, unmellowed copper example that exhibits complete fiery-red color over both sides. Unsurprisingly, it is the only full Red example certified of this rarity.
    Ex: Southern Collection.

    Coin Index Numbers: (Variety PCGS# 12237, Base PCGS# 12236)


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