1798 $1 5 Stripes MS (PCGS# 6874)

2009 September Long Beach, CA Signature US Coin Auction #1129

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Lot Description
1798 $1 5 Stripes, Knob 9 VF35 PCGS. B-4, BB-92, R.5. On the obverse, the upper left star is near the L of LIBERTY but the upper right star is distant from Y, and the base of R is above the bases of adjacent E and T. On the reverse, the leaf points to the left corner of I in AMERICA, and there are raised die defects between upper part of AT in STATES. Light to medium intensity gray patination displays soft gold undertones on the obverse. This well defined Choice VF piece is minimally abraded. Attractive overall eye appeal for a coin that has seen moderate circulation. Population: 8 in 35 for the issue, 19 finer (7/09).
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