1796 $1 B-4 BB-61 Sm Dt Lg Lt MS (PCGS# 40000)

The August 2013 Chicago ANA World's Fair of Money

  • Auctioneer:
    Stack's/Bowers
  • Lot Number:
    4318
  • Grade:
    AU53
  • Price:
    $14,688.00
Lot Description
1796 Draped Bust Silver Dollar. B-4, BB-61. Rarity-3. BB Die State I. Small Date, Large Letters. AU-53 (PCGS). Bright silver with a dash of pale blue iridescence mixed with gold, and slightly reflective. A tough coin to find in such a high grade as most of those known today show far more circulation evidence. Examine the eagle's breast feathers and all of the curl definition on Liberty -- rarely seen this well defined and preserved. The surfaces are average with moderate light marks from handling and commerce. For identification there is a thin line down through the L of LIBERTY to the knot in the hair. No adjustment marks or rim bruises are present.
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