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    AU53 B-4, BB-61 1796 Silver Dollar
    Small Date, Large Letters

    1796 $1 Small Date, Large Letters AU53 NGC. B-4, BB-61, R.3. Bowers-Borckardt Die State II. Substantial mint luster greets the viewer of this lightly circulated Small Eagle dollar. The fields and devices are essentially untoned, though the peripheries exhibit rich golden-brown and sea-green shades. Adjustment marks, made at the First Philadelphia Mint prior to the strike to bring the piece within statutory weight, are prominent on the eagle but less conspicuous near the border. No post-strike abrasions are consequential, although the obverse displays minor marks from its short stint in commerce during the final full year of the Washington Administration.(Registry values: P4) (NGC ID# 24X3, PCGS# 6860)

    Weight: 26.96 grams

    Metal: 89.24% Silver, 10.76% Copper


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