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1879 $4 Stella, Coiled Hair PR CAM

1879 $4 Stella, Coiled Hair PR CAM

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Greysheet Catalog Details (GSID: 8781)

The 1879 Four dollar gold is part of a series of Stella four dollar gold coins struck from 1879-1880. The specific variety is Stella. Struck in Philadelphia and designated as a Proof (PR) strike, this coin is made of Goloid from a mintage of 12 struck and has a rarity rating of 7-.
Bar far, the more rare of the two 1879 Stella types.
Obverse: Liberty is seen facing left with her hair coiled up in a bonnet . The weight and composition of the coin is spelled out with stars between the letters around the periphery. "6 * G * .3 * S * .7 * C * 7 * G * R * A *
Reverse: A star is centered with the words "ONE STELLA", "400 CENTS" written inside. UNITED STATES OF AMERICA * FOUR DOL. around the periphery. The words "DEO EST GLORIA", "E PLURIBUS UNUM" are written inside the circumference.

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Catalog Detail

GSID: 8781
Coin Date: 1879
Denomination: $4 / Four dollar gold
Designation: PR
Mint Mark: P
Mint Location: Philadelphia
Mintage: 12
Coinage Type: Stella four dollar gold
Coinage Years: 1879-1880
Prefix: Rare
Composition: Goloid
Variety: Stella
Variety 2: Coiled Hair
Rarity: R-7-
Strike Type: Proof
Diameter: 22 mm
Fineness: 0.9167
Weight: 7 gr
Weight: oz
Coin Shape: Round
Designer: George T. Morgan
Obverse Lettering: LIBERTY, 6, G, .3, S, .7, G, 7, G, R, A, M, S, 1879
Obverse Designer: George T. Morgan
Reverse Lettering: UNITED STATES OF AMERICA, E PLURIBUS UNUM, DEO, EST, GLORIA, FOUR DOL.
Reverse Designer: George T. Morgan
PCGS #: 88058
NGC ID: 28B2
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