Elder “Taft” or “Gold Basis” Dollar in Brass
Approximate Current Value: $250
So-Called Dollar Value Guide: Value of 1908 HK-799 Elder "Taft" or "Gold Basis" Dollar in Brass Dollar
Value of 1908 HK-799 Elder “Taft” or “Gold Basis” Dollar in Brass
This So-Called Dollar is given the catalog number HK-799
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 ten lines of text describing a portion of the purpose of this dollar. The backside of the coin depicts 8 lines of text, some separated by decorative lines and dots throughout.
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