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    Extremely Rare 1896 Schornstein-734 Bryan Dollar in White Metal. 88.5 mm, 225.7 gm. White metal. Schornstein-734, listed as "extremely rare." William Jennings Bryan's famous "Cross of Gold" speech, delivered at the Democratic National Convention before the voting for the presidential nominee, lambasted the Eastern wealthy classes for supporting a gold standard at the expense of the average worker. Bryan's stance united the agrarian and silver factions, winning him the nomination and making him the youngest presidential nominee ever. (NGC ID# CCNX, PCGS# 661030)

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

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    September, 2007
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