1853 $1 BG-519 MS (PCGS# 10496)

2012 January 4-8 US Coins & Platinum Night FUN Signature Auction- Orlando #1166

  • Auctioneer:
    Heritage Auctions
  • Lot Number:
    6877
  • Grade:
    MS63
  • Price:
    $1,610.00
Lot Description
1853 $1 Liberty Octagonal 1 Dollar, BG-519, Low R.4, MS63 PCGS. BG-519 ranks among the Period One varieties that circulated during the small change shortage of the California Gold Rush. A majority of the NGC and PCGS population is in grades of less than Mint State. The present Uncirculated example has a prooflike obverse and a satiny reverse. No abrasions are evident though a trio of lint marks (as made) is prominent near the date and denomination. Population: 6 in 63, 5 finer (11/11).
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