1798 $1 B-15 BB-112 MS (PCGS# 40029)

The August 2010 Boston Rarities Sale

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    Bowers & Merena
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Lot Description
A deeply toned piece, both sides are veiled in rich charcoal-copper patina that lightens just a tad in the open fields and over the devices. Soft striking detail in the centers is typical of a late die state example of the 1798 B-15 variety, and ample boldness of detail is evident toward the borders in the absence of all but light wear. Curiously smooth for the grade, we see no outwardly distracting abrasions to either side.
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