Click to enlargeP5422

One of 7 Gould Incorporated designs made circa 1978 as a replacement for the large Eisenhower dollar. This one is a 2014 discovery by NGC combining the obverse from P5400 with the reverse used on P5430.

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According to Roger Burdette in his book "Private Pattern and Related Pieces International Nickel & Gould Incorporated", these were struck on planchets that started with grooved edges and when struck were placed in a plain edge collar. Some coins still show the grooves but the intent was for these to have plain edges. This design is known as follows:

Nickel P5422 / RB1400 with several known.

Photo courtesy of NGC.