1797 $1 B-3 BB-71 10X6 Stars MS (PCGS# 40004)
Auctioneer: Ira & Larry Goldberg
Lot Number: 3028
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Well struck with nice toning on both sides. Some luster evident on this highly attractive draped bust, small eagle dollar from 1797. The 10+6 star arrangement occurs only with t his variety and unlike other 1797 varieties, coins from this die tend to be well struck. The present example has outstanding reverse detail including much of the breast, a full eye and nasal opening, with nicely formed beak, legs, and feet. Well worth the little extra price it will take to acquire this for your silver dollar collection. Pop 7; 27 finer at PCGS.(PCGS # 6865) </B>. <BR><BR>The Treaty of Tripoli (a peace treaty between the United States and Tripoli) was signed at Algiers in January 1797. Monetarily, The Bank of England (then as today, the central bank of Great Britain) issued its first one pound note (discontinued March 11, 1988). <BR>Estimated Value $10,000 - 11,000.