1797 $1 10X6 Stars MS (PCGS# 6865)

2013 January 9-14 US Coin FUN Signature Auction - Orlando #1181

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1797 $1 10x6 Stars, Large Letters AU58 PCGS Secure. B-3, BB-71, R.2. Ex: Hesselgesser. Bowers-Borckardt Die State III, the usual die state with the obverse die noticeably lapped, and the reverse showing signs of lapping on the edges of the palm leaves in the right branch of the wreath. Only a trace of wear appears on the high points of this beautiful Small Eagle dollar with nearly full luster. Both sides have wispy champagne toning at the centers with peripheral blue, violet, and reddish-gold toning. Light adjustment marks are evident at the central obverse, causing a deficient strike at the center of the obverse and reverse. An impressive early silver dollar from an important collection. Ex: Dr. Hesselgesser Collection (Goldberg Coins, 9/2011), lot 5028.
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