1879-CC $1 MS (PCGS# 7086)
The August 2013 Chicago ANA World's Fair of Money
Lot Number: 2533
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Clear Mintmark. This lovely specimen has frosty motifs and satiny fields. Most design features are as sharp as could be desired. Both surfaces are predominantly brilliant with blushes of gold and gray on the high points. Among Morgan dollars from the Carson City Mint, the 1879-CC is the second rarest. Examples are in everlasting demand. Advanced specialists often collect two varieties, the Clear Mintmark (as here) and also the Large CC Over Small CC. This splendid coin in an Old Green Holder could possibly grade even higher today, although there is no guarantee. It is an outstanding example a variety in everlasting demand.