Click to enlargeJ1639/P1839

George Morgan's coiled hair design in copper. About a dozen examples are believed known including the illustrated piece from Sotheby's Browning collection. Prior to this, it was offered in Paramount's June 1975 Rare Coin List #10. Many of the copper examples have been gilted.

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It was also part of a goloid set. To view Morgan's set which included this design, click here.

Examples were also struck as follows:

Gold J1638/P1838 with over a dozen known.

Aluminum J1640/P1840 with at least 5 known.

White Metal J1641/P1841 which is unique.

Photo courtesy of Sotheby's from their Browning sale catalog.