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

The March 2013 Baltimore Auction

  • Auctioneer:
    Stack's/Bowers
  • Lot Number:
    2077
  • Grade:
    AU55
  • Price:
    $10,575.00
Lot Description
An obvious overdate variety, but more famous for its 15-star reverse, where two erroneous "extra stars" were mostly concealed beneath extra puffy clouds. Little spike-tips peek out from beneath the clouds, however, and these were eventually noted by numismatists, years after the coins were issued. This is a pleasingly smooth, ivory-gray example showing only trivial hairlines, under low magnification, and a few tiny nicks on the reverse.         
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