1798 $1 Wide Date MS (PCGS# 6877)

2013 January 9-14 US Coin FUN Signature Auction - Orlando #1181

  • Auctioneer:
    Heritage Auctions
  • Lot Number:
    4507
  • Grade:
    XF45
  • Price:
    $4,994.00
Lot Description
1798 $1 Large Eagle, Pointed 9, Wide Date XF45 PCGS Secure. B-23a, BB-105, R.3. Bowers-Borckardt Die State III, with both dies lapped, equal to B-23a. About one-third of 1798 B-23 dollars are in this late die state, and those coins are usually found in lower circulated grades. This pleasing piece has excellent detail with traces of luster on the light silver-gray surfaces. Trivial marks and faint hairlines are evident on both sides. Full border dentils are evident, although the centering is imperfect.
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