1798 $1 Large Eagle MS (PCGS# 6873)

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

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Lot Description
1798 $1 Large Eagle, Pointed 9, Close Date VF25 NGC. B-25, BB-123, R.4. Bowers-Borckardt Die State IV with numerous obverse die cracks. Deep gunmetal-gray with lighter tan toning on the portrait and the eagle's neck. The stars above the eagle are softly impressed, but the wings and shield are well defined. Relatively unabraded aside from a faint, thin mark concealed within the hair. Ex: Summer FUN Signature (Heritage, 6/2008), lot 1185, which realized $1,955.
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