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

2009 March Baltimore, MD Signature US Coin Auction #1126

  • Auctioneer:
    Heritage Auctions
  • Lot Number:
    2315
  • Grade:
    VF20
  • Price:
    $3,881.00
Lot Description
1796 $1 Large Date, Small Letters VF20 PCGS. B-5, BB-65, R.2. Die State II, with a large die lump above I in AMERICA, but not touching C or the rim above. The 6 in the date is doubled. As noted in Bowers-Borckardt: "... this is visible at the underside of the top of 6 and the upper inside of the bottom loop." This is a pleasingly original VF example with natural rose-gray toning over both sides. Obverse stars 2 and 3 are weak, as are STA of STATES on the upper reverse. Evenly worn with few marks on either side.
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