1796 $1 Small Date, Sm Letters MS (PCGS# 6859)

Pre-Long Beach

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    Ira & Larry Goldberg
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Lot Description
Nice light even toning on both sides, shading from natural gray to typical "old russet" of a toned silver coin that is over 200 years old. A desirable draped bust, small eagle coin. Pop 1; 3 in 45; 1 in 53.</B> <BR><BR>Small wide date; all of the figures of date evenly spaced wide apart. 6 leans to the left. Highest wave of hair under serif at left bottom of E; second highest wave under upright of R. Small Eagle. Small Letters in legend. Eagle stands on clouds. Wreath is composed of a palm branch (right) and olive branch (left), the latter with seven berries. A short, prominent die scratch extends up to left from tip of right, inside leaf below (observer's) left wing. <BR>Estimated Value $7,000 - 8,000.
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