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    1855 Seated Dollar, XF Detail
    Semikey With 26,000 Coins Produced

    1855 $1 -- Improperly Cleaned -- NGC Details. XF. OC-1, High R.3. The only known dies. A mintage of 25,000 coins and a small survivorship of about 300 pieces ensures the 1855's status as a semikey date among Seated dollars. Examples are almost invariably softly struck, but this XF coin shows partial radials on the stars despite minor blending from circulation. Evidence of an old cleaning is apparent, and small bumps and ticks are noted around the obverse rim, but these issues are not overly detracting. This remains a pleasing and highly collectible example of a challenging date.
    From the Dr. Bruce Mesara Collection.

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    Auction Dates
    September, 2016
    7th-11th Wednesday-Sunday
    Bids + Registered Phone Bidders: 12
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