1798 $1 Wide Date MS (PCGS# 6877)

2014 February 3 - 5 US Coins Signature Auction - New York #1202

  • Auctioneer:
    Heritage Auctions
  • Lot Number:
    3991
  • Grade:
    AU50
  • Price:
    $2,115.00
Lot Description
1798 $1 Large Eagle, Wide Date, Pointed 9 -- Obverse Graffiti, Cleaned -- NGC Details. AU. B-23, BB-105, R.3. Bowers Die State II. Three initials are crudely pinscratched on the field between the hair ribbon and the LI in LIBERTY. The initials are hairlined from an attempt at removal. An interesting retained lamination is on the lower reverse, most prominent near the RI in AMERICA. Otherwise, an untoned and minimally abraded example that exhibits ample luster.
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