1799 $1 MS (PCGS# 6878)

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

  • Auctioneer:
    Heritage Auctions
  • Lot Number:
    4543
  • Grade:
    AU55
  • Price:
    $8,225.00
Lot Description
1799 $1 7x6 Stars, AU55 PCGS. B-10, BB-163, R.2. Bowers Die State III. A few areas of purple-gray toning visit primarily brilliant, silver-white surfaces of this sharply detailed early dollar. The coin displays a large amount of remaining mint luster -- both at the margins, but also across the central details of Liberty's hair strands and over the entire reverse. Minute hairlines are visible with a glass, no doubt the reason for the largely untoned surfaces, but the generous luster was enough to satisfy PCGS and makes this a truly appealing example. Population: 2 in 55, 4 finer (2/14).
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