1852 $1 J-147, BN PR (PCGS# 11610)

2010 August Boston, MA Signature & Platinum Night ANA Coin Auction #1143

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Lot Description
1852 PG$1 Gold Dollar, Judd-147, Pollock-175, Low R.7, PR66 Brown NGC. CAC. An annular pattern with a large central perforation, which would have allowed a larger diameter gold dollar. The annular format limits the devices to a wreath and scrollwork. Gold dollars were vital to commerce in 1852, since silver coins were worth more than face value and did not circulate. Struck in copper with a plain edge. Attractively toned in cherry-red and apple-green. Flawless aside from light mint-made roller marks on the reverse near 4 o'clock.
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