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    1885 Morgan Dollar in Aluminum, Judd-1750

    1885 $1 Dollar, Judd-1750, Pollock-1963, R.8, PR65 PCGS. Both obverse and reverse were struck from the dies used to coin regular-issue 1885 Morgan dollars. Struck in aluminum with a reeded edge. According to the USPatterns.com website, although this pattern is described as a regular dies trial piece in the literature, it is believed that these were actually deliberately struck for sale to collectors as part of complete off-metal sets. However, only two sets of this year are believed to have been struck, making this a very rare issue. The surfaces are completely brilliant and unoxidized with a slight haze over each side. The fields are deeply mirrored and there is considerable contrast between the fields and devices. (PCGS# 62192)

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

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    Auction Dates
    September, 2003
    18th-20th Thursday-Saturday
    Bids + Registered Phone Bidders: 29
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