1862 $10 Ten Dollar, Judd-298 Bronzed, Pollock-358, R.6, PR64 Brown NGC. CAC. Design. The motto GOD OUR TRUST appears in plain letters over the eagle on dies that are otherwise identical to the regular issue eagles. Struck in copper with a reeded edge. The reverse die is rotated about 30 degrees clockwise. Commentary. Two obverse dies are known and differ in their date placement. About a dozen examples of the Low Date (Pollock-357) are known and only half a dozen survive of the High Date (Pollock-358 as offered here). Physical Description. The bronzed surfaces exhibit mahogany-brown color with bold details and subdued luster. Both sides show myriad dark toning specks acquired while residing in a paper envelope for decades. From The Eric P. Newman Collection.
From Newman I (Heritage Auctions, 4/2013), lot 3932, realized $5140.63. Image and description courtesy of Heritage Auctions, https://ha.com.
|Image Collection||Eric P. Newman Collection, Part I|