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    1797 10x6 Stars Dollar, AU50
    B-3, BB-71, Large Letters

    1797 $1 10x6 Stars, Large Letters, B-3, BB-71, R.2, AU50 PCGS. Bowers Die State III. The die state is intriguing on this piece. The right-side wreath leaves are lightly lapped at the edge, typically consistent with Die State III, however, on the obverse, the hair curl beneath the B in LIBERTY is only lightly lapped, if at all, appearing more complete than usual for the late die state. This About Uncirculated coin has little wear and displays consistent slate-gray patina with daubs of amber and blue toning amid the wreath. Strike weakness affects the left-hand stars on the obverse, but there are no visible adjustment marks.

    BB-71 is a Guide Book variety, the only 1797 die pair with the 10x6 star orientation on the obverse. A total of three die pairs were used for coins of this date. Mint delivery figures for 1797 include only 7,776 coins, a tiny fraction of the more than 327,000 silver dollars that would be struck during the following calendar year. This coin is housed in a green label holder.

    Coin Index Numbers: (NGC ID# 24X4, Variety PCGS# 40004, Base PCGS# 6865)

    Weight: 26.96 grams

    Metal: 89.24% Silver, 10.76% Copper


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