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    1795 B-5 Flowing Hair Dollar, XF40
    Always Popular Type Coin

    1795 $1 Flowing Hair, Three Leaves XF40 PCGS. B-5, BB-27, R.1. Bowers-Borckardt Die State II. The BB-27 variety is a favorite choice of type collectors because attractive mid-grade examples, like the present coin, are not difficult to locate. This popular variety is most often identified by the diagonal "bar" in the obverse field, near the top curl of Liberty's hair. Like most examples of the BB-27, this coin shows some weakness on the details of the central devices. Q. David Bowers believes this was caused by the high relief of Liberty's profile, which caused this motif to wear down quickly. The peripheral design elements show little wear, and the surfaces are remarkably free of contact marks. Pleasing blue-steel patina blankets both sides, with attractive highlights of gold.(Registry values: N4719) (NGC ID# 24WZ, PCGS# 6852)

    Weight: 26.96 grams

    Metal: 89.24% Silver, 10.76% Copper


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