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HBCC-6101, Pollock-1362
1872 Trade Dollar
Type: Barber's Indian Princess
Composition: Silver
Rarity: 7


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HBCC-6101        1872 $1.00. Trade Dollar. Silver. Judd-1220, Pollock-1362. Rarity-7.
Obverse Design: Longacre's "Indian Princess" design, here seated to left, liberty pole and cap in right hand, left hand on globe, Western Hemisphere depicted on globe, ribbon on globe reads LIBERTY, furled flags behind Liberty, 13 stars around, date below.
Reverse Design:
UNITED STATES OF AMERICA arcs above a laurel wreath, TRADE DOLLAR 420 GRS. 900 FINE on four lines within wreath, ribbon at bottom of wreath reads IN GOD WE TRUST.
Physical Description:
Golden iridescence on silver-gray surfaces.
Die Notes and Comments. Dies attributed to William Barber, after Longacre's design of an earlier date.
Provenance: Vickery Collection; Paramount's ANA Sale of August 1972, Lot 980.
Narrative: The Indian Princess design had long lasting appeal to numismatists, and the present example joins others as an item made for the numismatic trade.
Specifications: Weight: 419.5 grains. Diameter: 37.8 millimeters. Edge: Reeded.
Harry W. Bass, Jr. Commentary: Inventory number: 16405.


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