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Categories  •  Stack's October 2006 New York The 71st Anniversary Sale U. S. Pattern Coins
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Lot # Description GradeView our Explanation of Comparative Grading Hammer Price
2523 1870 $1.00. Judd 1017 (Low R-7). Copper, PE. Gem Brilliant Proof GEM BR PF $6,500.00
1870 $1.00. Judd 1017 (Low R-7). Copper, PE. Gem Brilliant Proof. 374.8 grains. This splendid obverse...
374.8 grains. This splendid obverse by James B. Longacre depicts Liberty as an Indian princess surrounded by thirteen stars, holding a cap and pole with one hand and supports a globe bearing a ribbon inscribed LIBERTY with the other. The reverse is that of the adopted With Motto design. Gem Brilliant Proof and an outstanding, entirely honest specimen. A wonderful shade of rich red mint color exhibits...  more
2524 1873 Trade Dollar. Judd 1322 (R-4). Silver, RE. Brilliant Proof BR PF $2,450.00
1873 Trade Dollar. Judd 1322 (R-4). Silver, RE. Brilliant Proof or finer. Bright silver-white devices...
- or finer. Bright silver-white devices offer dramatic cameo contrast to deep liquid-glass mirrored fields. William Barber's stately Liberty is seated with a wide seascape at her left, the sloping base upon which she is positioned reaches to the right border quite unlike the adopted design. This reverse offers a tiny eagle holding a rose-like olive branch and three arrows. A scroll held in the...  more
2525 1879 Goloid Metric Dollar. Judd 1618 (Low R-7). Silver, RE CH BR PF $2,450.00
1879 Goloid Metric Dollar. Judd 1618 (Low R-7). Silver, RE.  Choice Brilliant Proof.  William Barber's...
Choice Brilliant Proof. William Barber's distinctive coronet Liberty head that first appeared on his 1878 Pattern Dollar dominates this obverse. The reverse presents a cereal wreath and motto DEO EST GLORIA, to God is the Glory around a dotted circle holding a statement of the proposed alloy and weight. This weight was 25 grams, that of the Latin Monetary Union's 5 Franc Silver piece. Although...  more
2526 1872 $10.00. Judd 1249 (R-8). Aluminum, RE. Choice Brilliant Proof CH BR PF $19,500.00
1872 $10.00. Judd 1249 (R-8). Aluminum, RE. Choice Brilliant Proof. The boldest silvery reflective...
The boldest silvery reflective gleam radiates from the meticulously struck Pattern. Close examination finds a few scattered mini-abrasions in the obverse field typical of coins struck in this soft, lightweight metal. Here is a fascinating strike from the dies of the regular issue Gold Eagle, made when Aluminum was still a costly and exotic metal, refined only in tiny quantities at great...  more
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