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

The March 2011 Baltimore Auction

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Lot Description
1798 Draped Bust Silver Dollar. Large Eagle. BB-112, B-15. Rarity-3. Bowers Die State I. Pointed 9, Wide Date. VF-25 (PCGS). This is a scarce early die state for the variety, the obverse die not yet relapped with all 13 stars full and bold. Warmly patinated in a lavender-gray hue, some russet tinting is also intermingled along the upper-left obverse border. Minimally abraded for the grade, with ample boldness of detail to the devices. The reverse is rotated a few degrees counterclockwise from normal coin alignment.
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