Coin Specifications

Category: Patterns & Trial Coins (1792-1863)
Catalog: KM-Pn161
Composition: Bronze
Weight: 96.0000g
Edge: Plain
Numismatic specification data provided by Krause Publications NumisMaster.
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1854 J-161 1C PF obverse 1854 J-161 1C PF reverse

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There are no NGC varieties for this coin.

Description & Analysis

Judd-161, Pollock-187, R.4.

The obverse and reverse designs are similar to the adopted Braided Hair designs, but without stars on the obverse and struck on a smaller-sized planchet. These popular patterns are known in copper, bronze, and oroide. This example is struck in bronze and has a plain edge.

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Total Graded: 65
Low Grade: VF
Average Grade: 62
High Grade: 66

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2/24/2003 PCGS PF 64   Brown Goldberg February 24-25, 2003 Coin Auction, 17/Lot# 1786 $2,530.00
2/5/2006 PCGS PF 64   Brown Goldberg February 5-8, 2006 Pre-Long Beach Coin and Currency Auction, 34/Lot# 798 $1,437.50
2/19/2007 PCGS PF 64   Brown Teletrade Auction 2329, 2329/Lot# 1007 $1,792.00
2/3/2013 PCGS PF 63   Brown Goldberg February 3-6, 2013 The Pre-Long Beach Auction, 72/Lot# 564 $1,898.00
2/7/2013 NGC PF 63   Brown Heritage Auctions 2013 February 7 -8 & 10 US Coin Signature Auction - Long Beach Session(4), 1182/Lot# 4683 $1,410.00
7/27/2013 PCGS   Brown Stack's Bowers The August 2013 Chicago ANA World's Fair of Money , 192/Lot# 2880 $1,410.00
1/29/2015 PCGS PF 63   Brown Heritage Auctions 2015 January 29 - February 1 Long Beach Expo US Coins Signature Auction - Long Beach Session(3), 1217/Lot# 4467 $1,175.00

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