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    Popular 1885 Snowden Dollar Struck in Copper

    1885 $1 Snowden Dollar, Judd-1748, Pollock-1960, R.6-7, PR65 Red and Brown NGC. The obverse and reverse dies are the same as those used to produced regular issue 1885 Morgan Dollars. Struck in copper with an experimental lettered edge that reads E PLURIBUS UNUM. The individual words around the edge are separated by stars. The obverse displays a blanket of medium brown patina over otherwise orange tinged features. The reverse is more deeply toned in copper-brown and antique-gold shades. Fully defined with Gem quality surfaces.

    Coin Index Numbers: (NGC ID# 2ALU, PCGS# 72190)

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

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    August, 2001
    8th-11th Wednesday-Saturday
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