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JUDD 60 -
1836 GOBRECHT DOLLAR -
ORIGINAL -
Name below Base, Starry Reverse

PCGS No: 11225

Variety equivalents: Pollock 65

Rarity: Scarce

Edge: Plain

Recent appearances:
PCGS Proof-63.  Ex - Andrew Jackson's personal specimen - G.P. Thurston (prior to 1892) - Barney Bluestone, March 20, 1934, Lot 677 - Bowers & Merena, January 1992, Lot 1283 - Stack's, October 1995, Lot 697 - Bowers & Merena Galleries "The Rarities Sale", July 31, 2002, Lot 444, illustrated, "...Die Alignment I...", sold for $29,900.00.  Accompanied by a small slip of paper with the following handwritten note: "The flying eagle Dollar 1836.  One of the first dollars of the new stamp coined in Phila.  Presented by Mr. Patterson of the mint -- 1836   over"  On the verso is the following note, apparently written later: "Paper wrapped around 1836 dollar - in handwriting of Mrs. Jackson, wife of Genl. Jackson's adopted son."  This example was incorrectly listed as Die Alignment II in the 1992 appearance in the Bowers & Merena auction.

PCGS Proof-61.  Ex - William Walser collection - Bowers & Merena Galleries "The Rarities Sale", July 31, 2002, Lot 445, illustrated, "... Die Alignment I...", sold for $13,800.00

"Net Proof-40, sharpness of AU-55, environmental damage, rim filing."  Ex - Bowers & Merena Galleries "The Rarities Sale", July 31, 2002, Lot 446, illustrated, "... Die Alignment I.  Weight 414.5 grains...", unsold

Net EF-45, sharpness of AU-55, but perhaps lightly cleaned long ago.  Ex – American Numismatic Rarities, LLC’s “The Classics Sale,” July 25, 2003 , Lot 534, "Judd-60, Pollock-65, Silver, Plain Edge, Die Alignment IV", illustrated, not sold

Notes:
The finest 1836 Gobrecht Dollar - Original (Judd 60) grade by PCGS are 3 Proof 64's.

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