1799/8 $1 15 Reverse Stars MS (PCGS# 6883)

The November 2010 Baltimore Auction

  • Auctioneer:
    Bowers & Merena
  • Lot Number:
    2216
  • Grade:
    AU55
  • Price:
    $9,775.00
Lot Description
Minimally patinated in silver-gold iridescence, more direct angles actually reveal an essentially brilliant coin. Wear is expectably light for the grade, and overall boldness of detail suggests a well-executed strike for this early Dollar. A bit scuffy from time spent in circulation, yet still revealing flickers of original luster in the protected areas around many of the devices. A popular die marriage, the 1799 B-3 combines the overdate obverse of the year with the distinct 15 stars reverse die.
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