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[ US Silver Dollar Coins ] Original 1804 Silver Dollar
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[ US Silver Dollar Coins ] Original 1804 Silver Dollar. Class I. Very Choice Brilliant Proof. PCGS PR64. Gorgeous iridescent blue and rich rose colors wreath both sides of this magnificent and historic coin. The coin exhibits an amazing sharpness of detail. Each and every one of the individual strands in Miss Liberty's hair on the obverse is outlined and separated. They all show to the fullest extentpossible. The stars that surround her head are all bold and clear. They have super strong centers. The points on the stars look sharp enough to poke your finger on! The all important 1804 date is boldly struck. Wonderfully, the eagle on the reverse shows full and complete feathers in its breast. On Bust Dollars the eagle's breast was directly opposite the highest point of the obverse and it is usually seen flat and weak. On this magnificent coin the feathers are all sharp and bold. The olive wreath and bundle of arrows in the eagle's claws are strong and show all of their inner details. Every one of theletters in the legend UNITED STATES OF AMERICA is sharp and clear. Theclouds above the eagle's head are boldly impressed and clearly outlined. The tiny "D" in the center of the second cloud from the right proves that this is the Dexter-Dunham specimen of the Class I 1804 Silver Dollar. This is the only specimen that was actually certified as genuine by the United States Mint. In 1887 Mint Superintendent A. Louden Snowden and Mint Assayers Jacob Eckfeldt and Patterson DuBois all certified that the Dexter Class I 1804 Silver Dollar was unquestionably authentic. For the technically minded collectors we note the reverse break extends only through NITED.The 1804 Silver Dollar has been rightly called The King of American Coins for more than half a century. It has always been the pinnacle of everycollector's dream. No collection of United States coins can ever become internationally recognized and famous until it includes an 1804Silver Dollar. Acquisition of an 1804 Silver Dollar is the sign that acollection has become mature. It marks the collector's entry into the hallowed halls of the greatest numismatists of all time, such as Garrett, Eliasberg, Childs, and duPont. There is no other United States coin that is so well known or so popular. From the bazaars of Morocco to the Champs d'Elysee, from the markets of Thailand to the canyons of Wall Street, everyone who works with money has heard of the1804 Silver Dollar. Books have been written about it, television showshave featured it, radio talk shows have discussed it. No other coin, not even the legendary Brasher Doubloon, can rival the worldwide fame and celebrity of the 1804 Silver Dollar. Within the past few years, the Eliasberg and Childs specimens of the 1804 Silver Dollar have set successive world record shattering prices at auction, fully establishing itself as "The King of American Coins." Often referred toas "America's most famous rare coin" or "the most desirable of all American coins," might not the Class I 1804 Silver Dollar also be the most famous and most desirable rare coin in the entire world? If not, then what is? Only 5 collectors in all the world will can crown their collections with "The King"! Although 8 were struck, three of them arenow in museums and are forever unavailable. One is in the Smithsonian Institution in Washington, D.C; a second is in the Durham Western Heritage Museum in Omaha, Nebraska; and the third is in the American Numismatic Association's Museum in Colorado Springs, Colorado.
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