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    1868 Gold Dollar in Aluminum
    Judd-653, PR65 Cameo
    Ex: Garrett

    1868 G$1 Gold Dollar, Judd-653, Pollock-726, Low R.7, PR65 Cameo PCGS. Ex: Garrett-Simpson. The regular dies trial piece for the gold dollar. Struck in aluminum with a reeded edge. According to the USPatterns website: "These were deliberately struck to show how easily aluminum coined ... " Only a half-dozen pieces are believed known today. Cased sets may still exist. The surfaces are bright and unoxidized with deeply mirrored fields and frosted devices. Fully struck throughout.
    Ex: Sampson's Sale (Bangs & Co., 2/16-17/1882); Garrett Collection, Part I (Bowers and Ruddy, 11/1979), part of an original 16-piece proof set, lot 396.
    Collecting Patterns – A Brief History and Commentary

    Coin Index Numbers: (Variety PCGS# 826893, Base PCGS# 60871)

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

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