1798 $1 Small Eagle, 15 Stars VF30 PCGS
Lot 1497
1798 $1 Small Eagle, 15 Stars VF30 PCGS
Sold for US$ 6,435 inc. premium
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Lot Details
1798 $1 Small Eagle, 15 Stars VF30 PCGS
B-2, BB-81, R.3. Mottled gold, russet, olive, and gray colors over the obverse with silver-blue brightness on most of the reverse. Some noticeable adjustment marks are seen at the center of the obverse due to filing of the overweight planchet by a mint employee prior to striking. A pleasing example from the final year of Small Eagle silver dollar coinage – later in the year the Heraldic Eagle reverse style was adopted and used through the demise of the type in 1803. Scarcer in high grades than its Rarity-3 ranking suggests, and always desirable when found so fine. (PCGS 6868)
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