1879 Pattern Coins by Variety | Pattern Coins by Date


1879 PATTERN ONE DOLLAR

PCGS Nos: 61987, 71987, 81987

Variety equivalents:
Adams-Woodin = Judd 1609 = Pollock 1805

Rarity: Extremely Rare

Metal content: Copper

Edge: Reeded

Notes:
The finest Proof Brown Judd 1609 graded by PCGS is a single Proof-67. 

The finest Proof Red and Brown Judd 1609 graded by PCGS is a single Proof-64. 

The finest Proof Red Judd 1609 graded by PCGS is a single Proof-67.

Significant examples:
PCGS Proof-64 Red and Brown.  Ex - Brinton T. Schorer, May 3, 1973 - Harry W. Bass, Jr. - Auctions by Bowers & Merena, Inc. "Harry W. Bass, Jr.", May 1999, Lot 1289 - Bowers & Merena Galleries "The Rarities Sale", July 31, 2002, Lot 392, illustrated, "Weight: 412.6 grains, Diameter: 38.1 mm, Die Alignment: 180, sold for $39,100.00

Sources and/or recommended reading:
"The PCGS Population Report, October 2002" by The Professional Coin Grading Service