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  Coin Gallery Online - 1804 Silver Dollar
The 1804 Dollar may be the single most desired coin in all of numismatic history.
1804 Dollars are described as being in either Class I, II or III.
Keep in mind though, that it was common practice to use dies from previous years (and dated as such) as long as they were still capable of producing acceptable coinage.
www.coin-gallery.com /cg1804doll.htm   (276 words)

 The Dollar of 1804
1804 silver dollars, of which there are just fifteen known, often set price records for rare coins when they're sold.
That price was more recently eclipsed by the sale of another 1804 dollar, known as the "Stickney" specimen, which sold in April, 1997 for a world record price for a rare coin sold at auction at $1,815,000.
Many people are intrigued with the history of 1804 dollars and it's the ultimate coin for many collectors to own.
www.1804dollar.com   (337 words)

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www.ietf.org /rfc/rfc1804.txt   (1446 words)

 1804 Silver Dollars
Certain qualities of the known 1804 Silver Dollars (and other facts concerning their history) indicate that the first 1804 Silver Dollars were struck in or about 1834, when orders came from the State Department for special sets of coins to be struck for diplomatic purposes.
The 1804 silver dollar may not be the rarest of US coins, but it is the most publicized and sought-after piece.
No silver dollar coins were struck beyond early 1804 by the US Mint, and those struck in early 1804 are dated 1803 (early Mint records must be treated carefully, as they report when coins were shipped, not necessarily when they were struck).
www.coinfacts.com /silver_dollars/1804_dollars/1804_Draped_Bust_Silver_Dollar.htm   (1873 words)

 The Real 1804 Silver Dollars - PCGS Library
Arguably, then, the 1803 silver dollar is just as rare in the highest grades as the 1804, since most of the 15 known examples of the "king of U.S. coins" are considered to be in, or close to, mint condition.
Whereas any of the 1804 dollars would bring at least a strong six-figure price in the current marketplace, and quite possibly a million dollars-plus, the 1803 would trade for perhaps $20,000 in MS-63, $30,000 in MS-64, $120,000 in Proof-65 and $200,000 in Proof-66.
The 1803 dollar may not be as famous as the 1804, but it's held in high esteem and great respect.
www.pcgs.com /articles/article_view.chtml?universeid=313&artid=1296&universeid=81&universeid=313   (1334 words)

 Timelines - 1804
May 20, 1804 - St. Charles, Missouri - This day was a Sunday, and Clark sent 20 of the men to the Catholic Church in St. Charles.
Willard had been caught sleeping on guard duty, a capital crime; Willard was convicted, and sentenced to 100 lashes on his bare back, given nightly at sunset in amounts of 25 lashes for four consecutive nights.
August 30, 1804 - Calumet Bluff, at modern Gavins Point Dam, South Dakota - A council was held with the Yankton Sioux at which Clark made a speech and distributed presents and peace medals.
www.nps.gov /jeff/LewisClark2/Timelines/1804/1804Timeline.htm   (2520 words)

 Thoughts on Proof 1804 Original and Restrike Silver Dollars (and Their Cousins, the Proofs of 1801-1803)
The choice of this date was the result of the accounting methods employed at the Mint (records were kept of coins struck during the year regardless of the actual dates on the coins).
As far as it is known, the 1804 novodel eagles were not restruck, so all 1804 eagles are "Original" novodets.
The fact that several Class III 1804 dollars are circulated and that virtually all 1801-03 coins are Proof 63 or higher makes one conclude that 1873 or later is the striking period for the 1801-03 dollars.
www.pcgs.com /articles/article3107.chtml   (2728 words)

 Mansfield in the News: 1804-6
1804 Mar 31 (Mar 27): The partnership of George and Nathaniel Stephenson, saddlers of M, is dissolved by mutual consent.
1804 Jul 14 (Thu prev): A boy named Barratt was found smothered under some hay at M. He had been sent to the rick in the morning for a truss, but the rick fell on him when he moved a ladder, which had been supporting it.
1804 Dec 22: Alfreton-M turnpike trustees are to meet at the Swan, Jan 2, to read over the draft of the Bill for renewing and altering the term and powers of their two former Acts.
web.ukonline.co.uk /lost-mansfield/mnews/news1804.htm   (12352 words)

 GovMint.com - 1804 Spanish Portrait Dollar
It’s the 1804 Spanish Portrait Dollar — the perfect coin to hold in your hand to soak up the history of early America.
Described as “The King of Coins,” one specimen sold for $4.14 million in 1999, which at the time was the highest sum ever paid for a collectible coin.
This key-date 1804 Spanish Portrait Dollar features the portrait of King Charles IV — hence this type of coin being called a “Portrait” dollar — and is beautifully preserved in Fine to Very Fine condition.
www.govmint.com /countrylistings/northamerica/colonial/1804spadoll.aspx   (296 words)

 Histoires de Parfums | Shop | Eaux de Parfum |1804   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-13)
A harmony between rich fruits and luxurious flowers, the mellow softness of vanilla and the piquancy of spices.
Original yet comforting, 1804 is an eau de parfum of rare beauty, perfect for a supremely confident woman.
1804 is for a woman of contrasts, strong, sensitive, sensual and successful
www.histoiresdeparfums.com /shop/3-13.html   (124 words)

 Lewis and Clark Expedition   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-13)
August 9, 1804 NO ENTRY IN TEXT August 10, 1804 NO ENTRY IN TEXT August 11, 1804 [Clark] Today, Captain Lewis and I and some of our men traveled to the mound where the Mahars' King was burried four years ago with 400 members of the Mahar tribe who died with Small Pox.
August 17, 1804 [Clark] Labieche (one of the men sent to the Otteauz) finally returned today reporting that the rest of the Party was coming with Reed and three Chiefs of the Nations to make peace with the Mahars.
August 22, 1804 [Clark] Lewis took a dose of salts to counteract the the arsenic that he came in contact while improving the quality of the minerals found in the bluff.
www.uky.edu /ArtsSciences/ModernStudies/HumSocSci/lc94/Section2/Phase1/Dates/Date10.html   (790 words)

 USN Ships--USS Intrepid (1804)
Subsequently sold to Tripoli and named Mastico, she participated in the capture of USS Philadelphia on 31 October 1803 and was herself captured by USS Enterprise while en route to Constantinople, Turkey, on 23 December of that year.
Taken into the U.S. Navy early in 1804 and renamed Intrepid, the ketch was placed under the command of Lieutenant Stephen Decatur and assigned a risky, but essential task: the destruction of the captured Philadelphia, whose presence in enemy hands threatened the U.S. Naval position in the Mediterranean.
In late August she was outfitted with a large explosive charge, for use in an attempt to destroy much of the enemy fleet then moored in Tripoli harbor.
www.history.navy.mil /photos/sh-usn/usnsh-i/intrepid.htm   (670 words)

 CoinResource - ICG is chosen to grade Parmelee/Reed Specimen of the 1804 Silver Dollar -Original (Class I)
ICG is chosen to grade Parmelee/Reed Specimen of the 1804 Silver Dollar -Original (Class I) for Durham Western Heritage Museum in Omaha, Nebraska.
The pedigree of this 1804 Dollar can be traced back to the late 1840's, when an unknown woman reportedly purchased it from the U S. Mint for face value.
In addition to the 1804 Dollar there are 6 coins that are either the finest known or where less than 10 are known to exist.
www.coinresource.com /guide/exhibit/ICG_Parmelee_Reed_Specimen_1804_Dollar.htm   (1058 words)

 Historic Diaries: Floyd 1804
Satturday august 11th 1804 Set out after a verry hard Storm this morning of wind and Rain continued untill 9 oclock A m.
Monday July 23d 1804 We Lay By for the porpos of Resting and take Som observations at this place, and to Send for Som Indians.
Thursday may 31th 1804 [The expedition encountered coming downstream...] one perogue Loaded with Bare Skins and Beav[er] and Deer Skins from the osoge [Osage] village, one osoge woman with them.
www.wisconsinhistory.org /diary/cat_floyd_1804.asp   (2896 words)

 Coin Club - A Grading Opinion on the Reed 1804 Dollar
In May of 1999 the Reed 1804 Dollar (Class I) was assigned the grade of Proof-64 by ICG.
The curators were interested in a historical record of the current condition of the coins as preserving the coins’ condition is one their highest responsibilities.
The Reed 1804 Dollar was in the condition of a typical proof type coin.
www.coinclub.com /articles/grading1804.html   (1580 words)

 Monson's Retreat: India,1804
In 1804 Monson was to play an important role in the war against the Marathas.
On 7 May 1804 General Wellesley ordered Colonel Murray, with four sepoy and two British battalions, to advance from the southwest into Malwa to cooperate with Lake.
In Nov. 1804 Holkar's forces were defeated at Deeg (13 Nov.) and Farrukhabad (17 Nov.).
www.napoleon-series.org /military/battles/c_monson.html   (4341 words)

 1804 Dollar
According to Mint records, 19,570 silver dollars were produced in 1804, but it's nearly certain that they were all dated 1803 (or possibly earlier) and were among the 85,634 dollars minted with this date.
Today, one Class II 1804 Draped Bust dollar is known to exist, struck in 1858 or 1859 over a Swiss taler, with other having been confiscated and melted down.
Six Class III 1804 Draped Bust dollars are accounted for today, struck between 1858 and 1875 with an original obverse die and a reconstructed reverse die.
mywebpages.comcast.net /reidgold/draped_busts/page_3.html   (1029 words)

 Louisiana Timeline: Year 1804
William C. Claiborne, who loses his wife Eliza Lewis and his daughter to yellow fever in September, writes to President Jefferson that yellow fever is beginning to prevail in the city and has proven particularly fatal to the Americans.
In September 1804 John Sanderson is appointed special administrator of New Orleans by Governor William C. Claiborne.
October 3, 1804; Governor William C. Claiborne is sworn in by James Pitot, mayor of New Orleans.
www.enlou.com /time/year1804.htm   (1610 words)

 Carter/Flannagan 1804 Dollar to be Sold by Bowers and Merena - library   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-13)
The 1804 silver dollar is America's most famous, most storied rarity.
For many years it has been called "The King of American Coins." Whenever a specimen is available for auction, worldwide attention is created, and all eyes are focused upon what is always a memorable event.
The 1804 is the capstone to one of the most remarkable collections ever formed of early American silver dollars.
www.bowersandmerena.com /articles/article_view.chtml?artid=3103&universeid=494   (435 words)

The 1804 virus was received from Germany in January, 1993.
When a program infected with the 1804 virus is executed, the 1804 virus will infect one.EXE file located in the current directory.
Infected files usually have a file length increase of 1,804 bytes, though occasionally the file length increase will be 1,805 bytes.
vil.nai.com /vil/content/v_98086.htm   (687 words)

 Loco #1804
The #1804 is seen here in the scrap yard at Klamath Falls, Oregon, on 1 April 1988, shortly before it's sale to the McCloud River.
The #1804 and #39 cresting the top of Algoma Hill with an eastbound on one of the few trips the unit made over this railroad.
The unit wears the paint job applied for the Under Siege 2 movie and is lettered for Nevada Industrial Switch.
www.trainweb.org /mccloudrails/LocoImages/Loco-1804.html   (97 words)

 Plant Life   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-13)
Specimens of aromatic plants on which the antelope feeds; these were obtained 21st of Sept. 1805 [1804], at the upper part of the big bend of the Mo." "No. 59.
1804, 19th September, the growth of high and bare prairies which produced little grass, generally mineral earth."
Another variety of wild sage growth of high and bottom prairies; "On the bluffs, Oct. 1, 1804.
www.nps.gov /jeff/LewisClark2/TheJourney/PlantLife/PlantLife1804.htm   (323 words)

 1804 Historic Timeline and Events in History in the Arkansas Encyclopedia Encyclopedia of Arkansas Arkansas History ...   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-13)
August 20 - Lewis and Clark Expedition: The "Corps of Discovery", whose purpose is to explore the Louisiana Purchase, suffers it first and last death when Sergeant Charles Floyd dies, apparently from acute appendicitis.
In 1804 the Louisiana Territory was divided into two parts.
The southern part was called the Territory of Orleans, which became the state of Louisiana in 1812.
beerot.itgo.com /almanac/1804.html   (629 words)

 The Barbary Wars--Burning of the Frigate Philadelphia, 16 February 1804
The capture of USS Philadelphia by the Tripolitans at the end of October 1803 seriously reduced the U.S. Navy's Mediterranean force and potentially increased the enemy's seagoing offensive power.
Lieutenant Stephen Decatur, Commanding Officer of the schooner Enterprise, was appointed to lead the operation, which would be conducted using a recently captured local ketch that was appropriately renamed Intrepid.
Chart by Charles Wellington Furlong, 1904, depicting (by dot and dash lines) the course followed by the ketch Intrepid, under Lieutenant Stephen Decatur, as she entered and left Tripoli harbor on her mission to destroy the captured USS Philadelphia.
www.history.navy.mil /photos/events/barb-war/burn-phl.htm   (1073 words)

 Lewis and Clark History - October 14 - 20, 1804
October 15, 1804 (Camped in Emmons County, North Dakota, near Fort Yates, on the opposite side)
We were soon visited by numbers of these Ricaras who crossed the river hallooing and singing; two of them then returned for some goats’ flesh and buffalo meat dried and fresh, with which they made a feast that lasted till late at night and caused much music and merriment."
October 20, 1804 (Camped below the mouth of Heart River, Morton County, North Dakota, and a few miles south of the town of Mandan)
lewisandclarktrail.com /section2/ndcities/BismarckMandan/history1.htm   (585 words)

 Immanuel Kant (1724-1804) - By Miles Hodges   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-13)
At about this time (1770) he was admitted as a full member of the university faculty, teaching logic and metaphysics--a vocation he would stay with until just a few years before his death in 1804.
During the first ten years of this period (1770-1780) he was focused on developing his critical system of thought.
He died in 1804 at 80 years of age.
www.newgenevacenter.org /biography/kant2.htm   (1581 words)

 Pierre Méchain (1744-1804)
Pierre Méchain was born on August 16, 1744 in Laon in Northern France, northwest of Reims and northeast of Paris.
After completing part of this work, Pierre Méchain caught yellow fever and died in Castillion de la Plana in Spain on September 20, 1804.
Pierre Méchain was honored by the astronomical community with the naming (on June 24, 2002) of asteroid (21785) Méchain, discovered by Milos Tichý at Kle on September 21, 1999, and provisionally designated 1999 SS2.
www.seds.org /messier/xtra/history/pmechain.html   (1319 words)

 Lewis and Clark History May 27 - 31, 1804
It could fire a solid shot or a number of smaller projectiles and was therefore a useful antipersonnel weapon.
During the expedition's tense encounter with the Teton Sioux (September 25, 1804), the swivel was loaded with sixteen musket balls, each of which would probably have gone through more than one victim.
The Chief who burned the letter was probably Makes-Tracks-Far-Away, otherwise known as Big Track, or Big Foot, leader of the Osages on the Arkansas.
lewisandclarktrail.com /section1/mocities/jeffersoncity/history1.htm   (758 words)

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