1871 $1 MS (PCGS# 6966)

The January 2012 Americana Sale

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1871 Liberty Seated Silver Dollar. MS-64 (PCGS). Frosty golden gray with lively supportive luster beneath a wide array of gold and peach iridescence that springs to life in a bright light source. Nicely struck and laden with eye appeal. Mint State Liberty Seated dollars of any date are scarce to rare on the whole, and even the so-called "common" dates such as 1871 are elusive when the Choice Uncirculated grade is taken into consideration. Indeed, just a half dozen examples of the date have been graded finer than the present specimen by PCGS, and the pile-up of&nbsp;grading&nbsp;<em>events </em>(34) at MS-64 suggests numerous resubmissions. A nice opportunity for an alert&nbsp;type collector.
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