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***Auction Highlight*** 1900 Lafayette Lafayette Dollar $1 Graded ms65 By SEGS (fc)

Currency:USD Category:Coins & Paper Money Start Price:650.00 USD Estimated At:3,075.00 - 6,150.00 USD
***Auction Highlight*** 1900 Lafayette Lafayette Dollar $1 Graded ms65 By SEGS (fc)
***Auction Highlight*** 1900 Lafayette Lafayette Dollar $1 Graded ms65 By SEGS. Struck to Commemorate General Lafayette and Help Cover the Costs of a Statue given by the US to the City of Paris. The coins were also to Celebrate the Exposition in Paris in 1900. Additionally, 1899 was the 100th Anniversary of Washington's death. When Examining a Lafayette Dollar, Evidence of Wear First Appears on Washington's Cheekbone and on Lafayette's Lower Curls. On the Reverse, check the Highest Points of the Design—the Boot, Thigh and Rear Leg of the Horse. Also it is noted that this coin has a Few Firsts, it is the First Commemorative Dollar Ever Struck, the First Officially Issued coin to Depict a Former President, and the First Coin to Show the Same Person (Lafayette) on Both Sides.