1798 $1 Large Eagle MS (PCGS# 6873)

2011 September Long Beach Signature US Coin Auction #1159

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Lot Description
1798 $1 Large Eagle, Pointed 9 VF25 NGC. B-31, BB-115, R.5. Bowers-Borckardt Die State IV or possibly terminal for the reverse, with signs of failure in the space boxed out by the F in OF, the cloud to its right, and the top of the wing. Gold-gray interiors yield to deep blue at the borders. Several rim bumps are noted, but there are few serious post-striking abrasions at the interiors of this midrange piece.
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