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1872 Amazonian Eagle in Gold - Obverse     1872 Amazonian Eagle in Gold - Reverse


1872 AMAZONIAN EAGLE IN GOLD

Variety equivalents:
Adams-Woodin 1216
Judd 1245
Pollock 1387

Rarity: Unique

Designer: William Barber

Diameter: 27 millimeters

Metal content:

Weight: 258 grains

Edge: Reeded

Images courtesy of Heritage Numismatic Auctions

Known examples (1):
Ex - William Woodin - Farouk, sold for 425 Egyptian Pounds (the equivalent of $1,219.75 - Dr. Wilkison - purchased in 1973 by the Paramount International Coin Corporation - Trompeter - Superior Galleries - Heritage

Sources and/or recommended reading:
David Akers, "United States Gold Patterns"