1800 $1 Wide Date, Low 8 MS (PCGS# 6888)

2003 September Long Beach Signature Sale #330

  • Auctioneer:
    Heritage Auctions
  • Lot Number:
    7488
  • Grade:
    AU58
  • Price:
    $7,245.00
Lot Description
1800 $1 AU58 NGC. B-10, BB-190. R-3. Die State III. This is the scarce "Very Wide Date, Low 8" variety, which is listed in the current Guidebook as a separate 1800 Dollar type. The reverse die has a crack from the rim to the left side of the C in AMERICA to the leaf. There is also a light die crack connecting the tops of the NITED of UNITED. A light silver-gray appearance greets the viewer with bright, partially lustrous, underlying fields. About 20 degrees of counterclockwise die rotation is seen on the reverse. Overall, a nice near-mint example.
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