(1857) DT$2.50 J-A1857-3 (P-3140) MS (PCGS# 20032)

2006 January Orlando, FL (FUN #2) Signature Auction #394

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Lot Description
(Undated) 3CN 1857-3 Quarter Eagle Splasher, Judd Appendix A, Pollock-3140, High R.7, MS65 PCGS. An obverse die trial of Judd-189, with the design similar to the three cent nickel that was adopted eight years later. The design is complete except for the date. Struck in white metal with a paper back. Part of the paper backing can still be seen. The surfaces show only the slightest subduing of the original brightness. An identifying scratch is seen below the chin of Liberty. One of only four pieces known. Ex: Sarasota Rare Coin Galleries; photographed on the USPatterns.com website.
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