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    1795 B-14, BB-51 Dollar, VF30
    Inaugural Draped Bust Issue

    1795 $1 Draped Bust, Off-Center, B-14, BB-51, R.2, VF30 PCGS Secure. Bowers Die State II. Faint clash marks appear above the wreath through the O in OF. B-14 is believed to be the first Draped Bust variety of any denomination struck for circulation. This example, like most BB-51 dollars, is struck slightly off-center toward 6 o'clock on the obverse. Ivory-gray surfaces show glimpses of chestnut and sky-blue toning. A problem-free example with remarkably unabraded rims. A few faded adjustment marks occur near Liberty's ear and the right obverse margin.
    Ex: FUN Signature (Heritage, 1/2008), lot 1750.
    From The Sonoran Monsoon Collection. (NGC ID# 24X2, Variety PCGS# 39996, Base PCGS# 96858)

    Weight: 26.96 grams

    Metal: 89.24% Silver, 10.76% Copper


    Learn more at the Newman Numismatic Portal at Washington University in St. Louis.

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    January, 2016
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