1798 $1 Wide Date MS (PCGS# 6877)

2008 October Dallas, TX Signature US Coin Auction #1117

  • Auctioneer:
    Heritage Auctions
  • Lot Number:
    1071
  • Grade:
    VF35
  • Price:
    $2,530.00
Lot Description
1798 $1 Large Eagle, Pointed 9 VF35 NGC. B-23, BB-105, R.3. The 8 in the date is firmly united with the bust and star 7 points to the lower left serif of the L in LIBERTY. Several diagnostics identify the reverse, including die flaws between the TE in STATES and another above the fourth star on the top row. Hints of gold accent the silver-gray surfaces, which are remarkably clean for the grade. The obverse is a trifle soft at the center, as usual, but the rest of the details are well-defined.
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