1799/8 $1 B-1 BB-142 13 Stars MS (PCGS# 40065)
The August 2010 Boston Rarities Sale
Auctioneer: Bowers & Merena
Lot Number: 1036
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1799/8 Draped Bust Silver Dollar. BB-142, B-1. Rarity-3. Bowers Die State III. 13-Stars Reverse. AU-50 (PCGS). Secure Holder. Richly toned surfaces exhibit splashes of powder-blue peripheral colors to otherwise dominant silver-apricot patina. The former color is largely confined to the reverse, and is it best appreciated at more direct light angles. A boldly struck, minimally worn AU with no significant blemishes to report.