1795 $1 2 Leaves MS (PCGS# 6853)

The May 2013 ANA National Money Show

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    Stack's Bowers
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Lot Description
1795 Flowing Hair Silver Dollar. B-13, BB-24. Rarity-5. Two Leaves. EF-40 (PCGS). OGH. A gorgeous EF specimen from the second of two years of the Flowing Hair design type. The smooth and&nbsp;attractive surfaces are soft steel and lilac-gray throughout, indicating a coin that has not been tampered with in recent decades; an early dollar&nbsp;with this surface quality&nbsp;is a rare find in today's numismatic marketplace. We note some planchet adjustment marks, as struck, across the eagle's breast, otherwise we choose not to nit-pick, as the next owner will no doubt also choose. The quality offered herein is substantial at many levels, and early dollar specialists as well as those bent on a high-quality type set should take a good look before this lot goes home with someone else.<br /> <br /> The old style PCGS insert carries coin # 6852, which is now reserved for the Three Leaves <em>Guide Book </em>variety of the 1795 Flowing Hair silver dollar.
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