1798 $1 Large Eagle MS (PCGS# 6873)

2014 April 23 - 27 CSNS US Coin Signature Auction - Chicago #1204

  • Auctioneer:
    Heritage Auctions
  • Lot Number:
    4531
  • Grade:
    XF45
  • Price:
    $4,112.50
Lot Description
1798 $1 Large Eagle, Pointed 9, Four Berries, XF45 PCGS. B-8, BB-125, R.2. Bowers Die State III. Sometimes referred to as the "Misoriented Stars" variety. The only variety of this date with four berries on the reverse. This well-detailed example displays lightly marked surfaces that show at least three different shades of gray ranging from light-gray to charcoal-gray. Olive-gold accents cling to some of the reverse devices. A pleasing Choice XF example of this popular Guide Book variety. From The Collection of Donald E. Bently, sold for the benefit of the Bently Foundation.
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