Goldberg Coins and Collectibles

Sale 63

Lot 1275

1869 Pattern Dime. Copper, reeded edge. Judd-717. Pollock-797. Low Rarity 7. NGC graded Proof 65 Red & Brown. Wonderful blue and lilac iridescent toning. A glistening beauty and a gem by any standards. An engaging display of lively mirror reflectivity leaps across the surface on both sides of this rare Pattern Dime. The strike is sharp as a knife for the date, with just outstanding detail in Liberty's head, gown, and shield, with similar strong detail in the lettering on the reverse. Pop 1; the only example in RB graded at NGC.

The American Civil War of 1861-65 (official name War of the Rebellion) caused monetary confusion throughout the Northern states and resulted in extensive experimentation with America's coinage. Long after the war's close, the experiments continued, including this 1869 Judd-717 Pattern Dime issue among the rarer Types.
Estimated Value $5,000 - 6,000.

Realized $5,400

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