1795 $1 3 Leaves MS (PCGS# 6852)

2012 August 2-5 US Coins Signature Auction- Philadelphia #1173

  • Auctioneer:
    Heritage Auctions
  • Lot Number:
    3493
  • Grade:
    XF40
  • Price:
    $10,575.00
Lot Description
1795 $1 Flowing Hair, Three Leaves XF40 NGC. B-5, BB-27, R.1. Bowers-Borckardt Die State II. Even though the 1795 Flowing Hair, Three Leaves B-5, BB-27 dollar is the most widely available of the early dollars, this piece is in a finer numerical grade than the average certified example, a VF30. Attractive coloration on each side includes steel-gray predominating with olive-green and pinkish accents. A loupe reveals a small patch of pinscratches in the left obverse field, along with field roughness on the lower reverse around the N in UNITED.
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