1883-S $1, DM MS (PCGS# 97149)
The August 2010 Boston Rarities Sale
Auctioneer: Bowers & Merena
Lot Number: 1184
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Rich cobalt-blue rim highlights pass through warmer lavender-apricot color before yielding to brilliance in the centers. Shimmering reflectivity in the fields is easy to appreciate given the lack of sizeable or otherwise individually distracting abrasions.