1796 $1 Large Date, Sm Letters MS (PCGS# 6861)
The November 2011 Baltimore Auction
Lot Number: 2562
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1796 Draped Bust Silver Dollar. B-5, BB-65. Rarity-2. BB Die State VI. Large Date, Small Letters. EF-45 (PCGS). Soft lilac-gray surfaces display deeper highlights toward the rims, with some retained mint bloom in Liberty's tresses. Pleasing for the grade with no serious marks that pop out at the viewer. If you mean to add an attractive early Draped Bust dollar to your collection, the present piece is a coin that should be sufficient unto the task. Choice coins from this series are currently ""hot"" in the numismatic marketplace, so bid accordingly.