Click to enlargeJ653/P726

The regular dies trial piece in aluminum. These were deliberately struck to show how easily aluminum coined and for sale to collectors in cased sets several of which are still in existence including the former Garrett set and one in the Eric P. Newman collection. Virgil Brand owned 2 sets - Woodside's and Stickney's. To view the set, click here.

About a half dozen are known.

Photo courtesy of Superior.