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    1879 Goloid Metric Dollar in Goloid
    Judd-1617, PR63
    Elemental Analysis Proves the Composition

    1879 $1 Goloid Metric Dollar, Judd-1617 Goloid, Pollock-1813, R.4, PR63 PCGS. 385.49 gr. William Barber's Metric dollar with Liberty wearing a coronet with a border of pearls. The reverse is elaborately laid out with a partial wreath of cotton and corn tied at the base, a ribbon, and with DEO EST GLORIA on a tablet above, all surrounding the elemental composition of goloid. Struck in goloid with a reeded edge. This piece has actually been submitted for elemental testing and the results are stated on the insert: 96% silver, 3.6% copper, and 0.4% gold. Light golden toning visits well struck and faintly hairlined surfaces.
    Ex: Amon G. Carter Collection (Stack's, 1/1984), lot 445; Stack's, 10/2006, lot 2525; The Clay Grant Collection / Chicago Signature (Heritage, 8/2011), lot 5287; Alhambra Coins to unnamed pattern collector; Premier Session (Legend, 9/2018), lot 163; present consignor.
    From The Pacific Rim Collection.

    Coin Index Numbers: (NGC ID# 2AH8, PCGS# 61995)


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    Auction Dates
    November, 2021
    11th-14th Thursday-Sunday
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