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    1796 B-5, BB-65 Dollar, XF40
    Large Date, Small Letters Type Coin

    1796 $1 Large Date, Small Letters, B-5, BB-65, R.2, XF40 PCGS. Bowers Die State III. The sole variety with a Large Date, the BB-65 is well-known for its Small Letters reverse with an omnipresent internal die break at CA of AMERICA. The variable-size die break touches both letters and nearly reaches the border on this middle die state example, with a slight bulge below its lower edge. The present piece displays light, silver-gray surfaces with traces of champagne toning. Aside from a few minor, grade-consistent abrasions, the surfaces of this piece are exceptional for a 1796 dollar.
    Ex: Long Beach Signature (Heritage, 2/2009), lot 1527; New York Signature (Heritage, 2/2014), lot 5184; Long Beach Signature (Heritage, 6/2016), lot 4611.

    Coin Index Numbers: (NGC ID# 24X3, Variety PCGS# 40002, Base PCGS# 6861)

    Weight: 26.96 grams

    Metal: 89.24% Silver, 10.76% Copper

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