|Service Catalog #||7092|
1879-S $1 MS64 NGC. This S-mint issue, like the early-date San Francisco issues that immediately follow, is popularly sought-after for inclusion in collectors' type sets. The 1879-S with the Reverse of 1879 (as here) is widely collectible through the highest levels of Mint State. The present near-Gem dollar has a dusky overlay of predominantly violet-gray patina with intermittent glints of olive-green, gold, and blue. Both sides exhibit a bold impression, save for marginal softness on the eagle's breast. Ex: Eric P. Newman Numismatic Education Society.
Heritage Newman IX, November 2017, lot 15452, realized $228. Images and description courtesy of Heritage Auctions.
|Image Collection||Eric P. Newman Collection, Part IX|