C Bechtler $1 K-4 N Reversed MS (PCGS# 10055)

2012 March 8-11 US Coin Signature Auction - New York #1168

  • Auctioneer:
    Heritage Auctions
  • Lot Number:
    4371
  • Grade:
    AU50
  • Price:
    $4,025.00
Lot Description
(1837-42) G$1 C. Bechtler Dollar, N Reversed AU50 PCGS. K-4, R.4. While not a rarity among Bechtler dollars, this variety has an enduring popularity because of the dramatic die blunder with the N in ONE reversed, actually punched over a correctly aligned N. The surfaces appear original with significant reddish-gold and lilac color. A couple of small die imperfections are noted, but the only one of significance is a lamination in the field below the 8 in 28G. Listed on page 364 of the 2012 Guide Book.
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