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    Scarce 8x5 Stars 1799 Dollar
    B-23, BB-159, AU53

    1799 $1 8x5 Stars AU53 PCGS. B-23, BB-159, R.4. Bowers-Borckardt Die State II. Throughout the entire early silver dollar series, this is the only die variety with the stars arranged eight left and five right. It is a major Guide Book variety, highly desired by specialists and general collectors alike. The present example exhibits deep forest-green and dove-gray patina. Liberty's cheek and the hair above the ear display wear, but luster glimmers beneath the rich toning. No marks are obtrusive, and a subtle spot between the RI in AMERICA merits only passing mention. Population: 2 in 53, 4 finer (1/09).
    Ex: Charlotte ANA Signature (Heritage, 3/2007), lot 891, which realized $10,350.(Registry values: P1) (NGC ID# 24X7, PCGS# 6881)

    Weight: 26.96 grams

    Metal: 89.24% Silver, 10.76% Copper


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    February, 2009
    4th-8th Wednesday-Sunday
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