1900 $1 Lafayette MS (PCGS# 9222)

2012 April 18-22 US Coins & Platinum Night CSNS Signature Auction- Schaumburg #1169

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Lot Description
1900 $1 Lafayette Dollar MS66 PCGS. DuVall 1-B. The DuVall 1-B is the only die marriage that has the lowest right leaf on the laurel branch pointing between the 19 in the date. Rich emerald-green, gray, golden, and ruby-red colors endow both sides, although slightly more color is seen on the reverse. The statue of Lafayette was partially financed through the contributions of American schoolchildren, hence the reverse legend "ERECTED BY THE YOUTH OF THE UNITED STATES." A satiny, crisply struck, and well-preserved Premium Gem of this sole silver dollar commemorative issue from the "classic" 1892-1954 series. Population: 76 in 66, 3 finer (3/12). Ex: New York Signature (Heritage, 7/2004), lot 7450; FUN Signature (Heritage, 1/2006), lot 3638; Central States Signature (Heritage, 4/2010), lot 2373.
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