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    1795 Flowing Hair Dollar, VF Details
    Popular B-5, BB-27 Variety

    1795 $1 Flowing Hair, Three Leaves -- Obverse Scratched -- NGC Details. VF. B-5, BB-27, R.1. Bowers-Borckardt Die State III. The BB-27 variety is easily identified by the "bar" in the obverse field, near the top curl. This popular type coin retains some detail in the central hair tresses and the peripheral devices remain bold. A number of shallow scratches below the bust and some small digs in the right obverse field constitute the noted damage.
    From the collection of Donald E. Bently, sold for the benefit of the Bently Foundation.(Registry values: N2998) (NGC ID# 24WZ, PCGS# 6852)

    Weight: 26.96 grams

    Metal: 89.24% Silver, 10.76% Copper


    Learn more at the Newman Numismatic Portal at Washington University in St. Louis.

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