1799 $1 MS (PCGS# 6878)

2011 January Tampa FUN Signature & Platinum Night US Coin Auction #1151

  • Auctioneer:
    Heritage Auctions
  • Lot Number:
    3955
  • Grade:
    AU50
  • Price:
    $5,175.00
Lot Description
1799 $1 7x6 Stars AU50 NGC. B-9, BB-166, R.1. The Draped Bust dollars of 1799 were produced in 22 different die varieties. The present coin is a representative of the BB-166 variety, characterized by the "Apostrophe" after the second S in STATES on the reverse, and the die break under 1 in the date. The striking details on this example are sharp, and only slight wear shows on the high points of the design. The surfaces are toned dark, glossy gray and few abrasions are evident for the grade.
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