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    PR66 Red Cameo Judd-1649
    1880 Metric Goloid Dollar in Copper
    Finest Red Example Certified

    1880 $1 Metric Dollar, Judd-1649, Pollock-1849, R.7, PR66 Red Cameo NGC. The goloid metric dollar of 1880, a repeat of the 1879 design (Judd-1622) by George T. Morgan. Liberty's hair is done up in a bun, with a ribbon inscribed LIBERTY in incuse letters, the Latin motto above, stars seven left, six right. The reverse offers a wreath of cotton and wheat, with inner circle of dots enclosing 895.8 S. / 4.2--G. / 100--C. / 25 GRAMS. DEO EST GLORIA ("God is glory/To God be the glory") appears in a cartouche, with UNITED STATES OF AMERICA and ONE DOLLAR at the rim. Struck in copper with a reeded edge.
    This is a marvelously pristine, well-contrasted, fully Red Premium Gem of this rare issue, devoid of carbon and nearly so of contact. The Lemus Collection, Queller Family Collection, Part Two example was a PR67 Red and Brown NGC piece that realized $14,950 (Heritage, 1/2009, lot 1934). Another PR65 Red piece at NGC lacks the Cameo designation, but this is the numerically finest Red and the only Cameo at NGC (9/11), and as such we think this specimen could do quite a bit better than the Lemus-Queller piece. The finest at PCGS are three submissions in PR66 Red and Brown. (NGC ID# 2AJ7, PCGS# 82034)


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

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    Auction Dates
    October, 2011
    13th-16th Thursday-Sunday
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