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    Description

    Rare MS63 1859 Seated Dollar

    1859 $1 MS63 PCGS. The Bowers Silver Dollars and Trade Dollars of the United States, A Complete Encyclopedia states of this date: "Very few Uncirculated specimens exist. Dealers' memories are not always precise on this, for the availability in quantity of Mint State 1859-O sometimes causes confusion, but mintmarkless coins are rarities. In 1992, dealer specialist Chris Napolitano told me that he had never had a Mint State 1859 in stock, in the course of handling several collections and many rarities."
    This unquestioned Mint State example offers deep brownish-gold patina on the obverse, with much-lighter amber-gold and silver accents on the reverse. A few light ticks and abrasions on each side account for the grade. Certified in a green-label holder. Population: 13 in 63, 7 finer (8/06).(Registry values: N2998) (NGC ID# 24YZ, PCGS# 6946)

    Weight: 26.73 grams

    Metal: 90% Silver, 10% Copper


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

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    Auction Dates
    September, 2006
    13th-16th Wednesday-Saturday
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