George T. Morgan's famous Liberty Head design previously believed to have been modeled after Anna Williams. Although listed first in Pollock, this is actually the second die.
6 examples of this design are known with the following 4 examples confirmed from this obverse die:
1) Farouk-Sothebys 2/54 ?, Empire Topics #3, Cox-Stacks 4/62 ?, MARCA 5/87, B/M 5/92 was PCGS62, Superior 2/05 (not sold), ANR 6/05 (not sold), B/M 8/05, B/M 10/05, Goldberg 2/06 (not sold), Stacks 6/06, ANR-Stacks 11/06 (not sold), Goldberg 2/07 (bid to $19,550 not sold) - NGC63 cleaned & lacquered
2) Lohr?, Merkin 6/70, Bass-HWBRF, B/M 5/99 – PCGS64 – Pollock plate illustrated above.
3) Judd?, Stacks 10/00, Superior 7/03 (not sold), M. Hagen - NGC66, Simpson-Heritage 8/21 – PCGS67
4) Dibello-Stacks 5/70, Queller-Heritage 1/09, Goldberg 2/18 - NGC67, identifiable by the toning spot under the M in Unum.
To see the other obverse paired with this reverse, P1666, click here
To compare both obverses side by side, click here
The copper examples of J1505 were not struck from this obverse die. To see the actual coin, click here.
For pedigree information click here
Photo by Doug Plasencia and is courtesy of Bowers and Merena and the Harry W. Bass Jr. Research Foundation.