1798 $1 Large Eagle MS (PCGS# 6873)

Pre-Long Beach

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    Ira & Larry Goldberg
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Lot Description
Nice original toning. Smooth, clean surfaces with natural color. Arc star pattern on reverse. On this variety the date is wide, 11 mm. across at widest part, with the 1 close to curl, the 8 near bust (but does not touch). The obverse displays a prominent die chip between the left side of the 9 and the bust. The bottom stand of the T in LIBERTY is repunched. This obverse die used to strike 1798 BB-102, BB-103, and BB-107. The reverse is from same die used to strike BB-94 and BB-95. The die crack that developed on BB-95 from right wing down through I in AMERICA to border has now become heavier. Another crack is below ER in AMERICA. <BR>Estimated Value $1,100 - 1,200.
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