1795 $1 Centered Dr Bust MS (PCGS# 6858)

2011 January Tampa FUN Signature & Platinum Night US Coin Auction #1151

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Lot Description
1795 $1 Draped Bust, Centered AU55 NGC. B-15, BB-52, R.2. One of two Draped Bust varieties for this year. The portrait of Liberty is well centered on this variety, and the highest wave of hair is located under the E of LIBERTY. On the reverse, there are six berries on the olive branch, and there is a leaf under the A of STATES. This bright Choice AU specimen is nearly untoned, except for occasional wisps of light tan. Traces of luster reside in the protected areas, and the design features display excellent definition. Light adjustment marks are visible on the clouds and at portions of the peripheral areas on each side. The surfaces are quite clean for a lightly circulated, large coin with the only noticeable friction in the center of the reverse. A splendid Draped Bust Small Eagle dollar. For the 1795 Draped Bust, Census: 23 in 55, 45 finer (11/10).
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