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    Lustrous 1798 Dollar, B-13, BB-108, Choice AU

    1798 $1 Pointed 9, 10 Arrows AU55 NGC. B-13, BB-108, R.3. An example in the typically seen Die State II. Bowers notes that the obverse die of this variety was temporarily taken out of service to strike examples of BB-109, then remarried to BB-108 in a later state (Die State III). This richly toned example is dripping with luster and, as such, of premium quality for the assigned grade. Light amber-rose toning terminates in gray-blue hues at the peripheries. Previously sold as lot 2453 from the March 1990 Boyd, Brand & Ryder sale by Bowers and Merena (auction tag included). A stunning piece that is sure to elicit strong bids.
    From The John Stimson, Sr. Collection, Part One.(Registry values: N2998) (NGC ID# 24X6, PCGS# 6873)

    Weight: 26.96 grams

    Metal: 89.24% Silver, 10.76% Copper


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