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Lot 2410

1797. 16 stars. . LM-3, V-3. PCGS graded Fine-12. Some noticeable clash marks as made with plenty of detail for the grade. The surfaces are overlaid with attractive light to medium multi-color hues.

Released in 1796 and struck again only in 1797, the coin's obverse design consists of a Draped Bust profile of Liberty facing right, with flowing hair secured by a ribbon. The word LIBERTY is above her head, and the date is below the bust. Stars flank each side. The coin's reverse depicts an open wreath surrounding a small eagle that is perched on a cloud. The eagle is smaller than the one on the Flowing Hair design of 1794-95, but it has a fuller breast. The inscription UNITED STATES OF AMERICA surrounds the wreath (PCGS # 4259) .
Estimated Value $2,200 - 2,400.

Realized $2,875

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