Click to enlargeJ1173/P1315

Although these are described as regular die trial pieces in the standard references, it is more likely they were deliberately struck for sale to collectors as part of complete off-metal sets.

Examples were struck as follows: To view all available images, click here.

Copper J1173/P1315 with 5 known including:

1) Pine Tree 3/74, Paramount 4/77, Superior 5/93 as NGC65RB, Superior 1/94 as PCGS65RB ?, Simpson-Heritage 1/22 FUN - PCGS66RB

2) Stacks 2/77, Queller-Heritage 1/09 FUN, Heritage 1/11 FUN, Heritage 2/13 - NGC67BN

3) Leidman in 8/71, Bass-B/M 5/99 as PCGS62RB, rehabbed Goldberg 6/00, Heritage 1/07 FUN, Heritage 1/08 FUN, StacksBowers 1/12, StacksBowers 3/12, StacksBowers 8/12 ANA - NGC63BN

4) Boyd, Friedman, Hydeman-Kosoff 3/61 lot 985, B/R 6/76, Superior 1/03 as NCS proof, gilt improperly cleaned, Heritage 10/04, Heritage 11/04, Heritage 2/05 - NGC63 gilt - if there is only one gilt

5) Farouk, Hydeman-Kosoff 3/61 part of lot 991, Whitford 4/93

Aluminum J1174/P1316 with the following 2 believed to be different:

1) Simpson-Heritage 9/20 - PCGS66

2) Heritage 7/05 - NGC64

One of these is ex Pine Tree 9/74, Paramount 4/77.

Nickel J1175/P1317 with only the Woodin-1914 ANS exhibit, Newcomer, Farouk, Pine Tree 9/74, Paramount 4/77 example believed to exist.

Photo courtesy of Heritage.