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

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

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Lot Description
1796 $1 Large Date, Small Letters VF20 NGC. B-5, BB-65, R.2. Bowers-Borckardt Die State IV. The large die break between the IC in AMERICA is diagnostic for this Guide Book Bolender variety, the sole Large Date 1796 die pairing. This deeply patinated example displays golden-brown and forest-green undertones. Some hair and plumage detail remains, and a few moderate marks are concealed beneath the toning.
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