Elder “Taft” or “Gold Basis” Dollar in Aluminum

Approximate Current Value: $250

Diameter: 38.00 mm
Mintage/Proof: NA / 0
Weight: NA
Metal: Aluminum
I Own 1908 So Called Dollars Monetary Issue

So-Called Dollar Value Guide: Value of 1908 HK-799a Elder "Taft" or "Gold Basis" Dollar in Aluminum Dollar

Value of 1908 HK-799a Elder “Taft” or “Gold Basis” Dollar in Aluminum

This So-Called Dollar is given the catalog number HK-799a

The obverse text on this So-Called Dollar reads Free silver Government ownership of railroads, guarantee of bank deposits, anti-Imperialism, and others W.J.B and the reverse text is A Government Dollar contains 412 1/2 Grains Coin silver 900/1000 fine market value November 3, 1908 40 cents, Thomas L. Elder New York. The front side of the coin shows text describing the purpose of the Elder Dollar. The backside of the coin depicts text showing how the silver content of a Government Dollar does not match up with the value of a dollar.

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