1879 Patterns by Variety | Patterns by Date


1879 $4 "STELLA" -
COILED HAIR

Variety equivalents:
Judd 1639, Pollock 1839, Adams-Woodin 1579

Rarity: Very Rare

Metal content: Copper (often gilt)

Weight: 57.8-58.7 grains

Edge: Reeded

Recent appearances:
"Proof-64".  Ex - Stack's "ANA" Sale, August 1971, Lot 500, illustrated - Auctions by Bowers and Merena, Inc. "ANA/Bebee Collection Sale, August 1987, Lot 578, illustrated - Jay Roe Collection - Bowers and Merena Galleries "The Rarities Sale", July 31, 2002, Lot 764, illustrated, "...Copper-gilt...58.6 grains..., sold for $39,100.00

Sources and/or recommended reading:
"United States Patterns and Related Issues" by Andrew W. Pollock