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    Challenging 1846-O Dollar, MS60 PCGS

    1846-O $1 MS60 PCGS. This was the first date of silver dollar production at New Orleans, and one of only four dates in the Seated dollar series from this mint. Only 59,000 pieces were struck of the 1846-O dollar, and while it is relatively available in circulated condition, Mint State examples are very challenging. PCGS has certified just 19 Uncirculated coins (6/05). The specimen in this lot shows some of the usual strike weakness in the stars along the right border, but the remainder of the design elements are sharp, including the eagle's head and claws, which usually exhibit weakness on t his issue. The silvery surfaces display splashes of light gold color, and the fields have prooflike tendencies. A few minute contact marks are scattered about, but none can be considered serious.
    From The Dr. John L. Pellegrini Collection of Liberty Seated Dollars.(#6933)(Registry values: N2998) (NGC ID# 26GG, PCGS# 6933)

    Weight: 26.73 grams

    Metal: 90% Silver, 10% Copper


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