SOLD: HK-835 1897 Bickford Dollar Mound of Gold SCD

NGC MS 66 Jeff Shevlin Collection

Reference HK-835
Date 1897
Grade MS 66
Price $295.00
Item # 3236
Metal Aluminum/Brass

A noteworthy high grade example. This variety has a mound of gold on the obverse at 6:00. Submitted as a design proposal for international coinage by Dana Bickford to Dr. Henry R. Linderman then Mint Director who approved the idea. On the obverse in circles are printed comments about international coinage. The reverse has valuations from different Nations. Struck in Aluminum with a Brass center.