1879 $1 J-1631 (Proof)

Series: Patterns - PR

PCGS PR65

PCGS PR65

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PCGS PR65

PCGS PR65

PCGS PR64

PCGS PR64

PCGS #:
62009
Designer:
N/A
Edge:
N/A
Diameter:
N/A
Weight:
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Mintage:
N/A
Mint:
Philadelphia
Metal:
Other
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Condition Census What Is This?

Pos Grade Image Pedigree and History
1 PR65 PCGS grade
2 PR64+ PCGS grade PR64+ PCGS grade

Bob R. Simpson Collection

3 PR64 PCGS grade
3 PR64 PCGS grade
3 PR64 PCGS grade
3 PR64 estimated grade

Heritage 6/2006:2893, $10,925

7 PR62 PCGS grade
#1 PR65 PCGS grade
PR64+ PCGS grade #2 PR64+ PCGS grade

Bob R. Simpson Collection

#3 PR64 PCGS grade
#3 PR64 PCGS grade
#3 PR64 PCGS grade
#3 PR64 estimated grade

Heritage 6/2006:2893, $10,925

#7 PR62 PCGS grade
Ron Guth:

The 1879 Goloid Dollar is an unusual pattern coin designed by George T. Morgan (known more famously for the "Morgan" Silver Dollar). The alloy contained a small amount of gold, which allowed the diameter of the coin to be reduced. Experts have estimated that a dozen of these are known to exist, but only four have appeared at auction according to the PCGS APR listings. In fact, the price record for J-1631 goes all the way back to 1980, when the Garrett example sold for $19,000. Morgan's coiled hair design was repeated on some pattern coins in 1880, stimulating a comparison with the 1879 and 1880 Coiled Hair Stellas.