1796 $1 Large Date, Sm Letters MS (PCGS# 6861)

2012 May 30- June 3 US Coins Signature Auction- Long Beach #1171

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Lot Description
1796 $1 Large Date, Small Letters, XF40 NGC. B-5, BB-65, R.2. Die State IV, wherein the die lump on the reverse begins to follow the curve of the C in AMERICA. Easily recognized as the lone Large Date die pair for the year. The present coin, an upper-tier representative with modest wear concentrated at the high points, is softly lustrous beneath green-gold, silver-gray, and slate-blue patina.
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