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    1799 B-17, BB-164 Dollar, MS63
    Census Level Specimen
    Unrecorded Late Die State

    1799 $1 7x6 Stars MS63 NGC. B-17, BB-164, R.2. All reverse die cracks recorded in the Bowers-Borckardt reference are present on this piece, with an additional unrecorded die crack through the base of ATES to the right, curving below an unrecorded die bulge, and continuing to join O and F. Another unrecorded reverse crack connects the centers of clouds 1 through 3.
    In addition to the late die state, this specimen appears to be one of the five or six finest known examples of the variety, with strong satin luster shining through deep blue, gold, and iridescent toning. A few small splashes of darker toning appear on the obverse. The strike is excellent with only minor localized weakness on each side. This is an extremely important opportunity for the advanced early dollar specialist.(Registry values: N7079) (NGC ID# 24X7, PCGS# 6878)

    Weight: 26.96 grams

    Metal: 89.24% Silver, 10.76% Copper


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    February, 2012
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