Goldberg Coins and Collectibles

Sale 65

Lot 5080

1799 B-19, BB-155 Normal Date 7X6 Stars Rarity 5. PCGS graded VF-35 PQ. CAC Approved. Subset of PCGS # 40043. In a new secure plus holder. Light circulation rub on the high points, with some minor strike weakness also noted. The toning is deepest near the edge, but it does extend out into the fields on both sides. We note a small scratch between L and I of LIBERTY.

From same die as 1799 BB-154, but with die crack from border under bust, through bottom of last 9, center of 179, and first three stars on left to border. Another crack from second star to hair. The obverse is invariably quite weak. Obverse die used to strike 1799 BB-154 (early use) and BB-155 (later use) (PCGS # 40047) .
Estimated Value $4,000-UP.
The Dr. Hesselgesser Collection.

Realized $3,565

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