Images courtesy of David
Akers Numismatics, Inc.
Copper Trial Piece
Restrikes made from gold from the S.S. Central America
Copper Trial Piece (illustrated above).
Ex - John Jay Pittman - David Akers Numismatics, Inc. "The John Jay
Pittman Collection", illustrated
PCGS Proof-62. Ex - Amon Carter,
January 1984 - offered by Bowers & Merena Galleries for $199,900 in
the June 11, 2001 issue of The Coin Collector
Sources and/or recommended
"Walter Breen's Complete Encyclopedia Of U.S. And Colonial
Coins" by Walter Breen
"Private Gold Coins and Patterns of the United States" by
Donald H. Kagin