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    Choice AU 1799/8 15 Stars Reverse Dollar

    1799/8 $1 15 Stars Reverse AU55 NGC. B-3, BB-141, R.3. Bowers-Borckardt Die State III. The well known blundered die variety with 15 reverse stars. The engraver tried to hide his mistake by greatly enlarging the first and final clouds, yet two telltale points of an errant star emerge from each base of the oversized clouds. Pale aqua-blue luster dominates all but the open fields of this lightly toned overdate dollar. A hint of wear is present on Liberty's cheek and shoulder, and on the eagle's head and breast. Refreshingly unabraded, and a desirable example of this distinctive variety. (Registry values: N2998) (NGC ID# 24X8, PCGS# 6883)

    Weight: 26.96 grams

    Metal: 89.24% Silver, 10.76% Copper


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    September, 2007
    27th-28th Thursday-Friday
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