1878-S $1 MS (PCGS# 7082)

2012 July 12-15 US Coin Summer FUN Signature Auction - Orlando #1172

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Lot Description
1878-S $1 MS67 NGC. A stunning, absolutely Superb Gem example of this popular first-year San Francisco Mint issue. Fully struck, including over the hair of Liberty's ear and the eagle's breast feathers. The impeccably preserved surfaces are mostly brilliant except for irregular splotches of gray color on the cheek, and reddish-purple patina on the upper reverse. Census: 27 in 67, 0 finer (6/12). Ex: Portland Signature (Heritage, 3/2004), lot 6690; Long Beach Signature (Heritage, 9/2007), lot 2333.
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