Click to enlargeJ428A/P500

The regular dies trial piece. Examples were struck as follows:

Copper/Silver J428A/P500 struck on the same rolled planchet stock used on 2 cent pattern J407/P477 and is said to be native Michigan ore. The unique example shows copper on the obverse with silver on the reverse and is ex Auction 83, Auction 86, Queller-Heritage 1/09.

Copper J428/P501 which, incredibly, has not been confirmed to exist and is the only silver denomination piece of this year not known to exist as a copper die trial.

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