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Sale 65

Lot 5052

1798 B-15, BB-112 Pointed 9 Wide Date Rarity 3. PCGS graded AU-58. CAC Approved. Subset of PCGS # 40018. In a new secure plus holder. Condition Census. Die State II. Relapped Die. Well detailed for this more difficult variety, a high mintage year, with seemingly countless die varieties, die states, and a jumble of intriguing oddities. Lovely light to mid-level grays in sort of a dappled pattern provide highlights that add considerably to the appeal of this nearly pristine About Uncirculated 58 specimen.

Several hundred specimens of 1798 BB-112 exist, probably about 201 to 500, placing it in the medium range of rarity among varieties of this date. Most specimens are in grades up through VF and EF. AU or finer pieces are naturally very rare. Pop 1; none finer at PCGS for the variety . (PCGS # 40029) .
Estimated Value $15,000-UP.
Ex: Queller Collection; The Dr. Hesselgesser Collection.

Realized $19,263

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