1844 $1 MS (PCGS# 6930)
The August 2013 Chicago ANA World's Fair of Money
Lot Number: 2403
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1844 Liberty Seated Silver Dollar. MS-61 (NGC). With an exceedingly low mintage of just 20,000 coins, the 1844 Liberty Seated dollar has always been a key issue. Only rarely are examples offered in Mint State, as here.The motifs are frosty and the fields exhibit pronounced prooflike character. Both surfaces display attractive golden toning. A couple of drift marks (planchet inclusions) can be seen on the reverse. Probably no more than a few dozen Uncirculated examples could be accounted for in collections today.