Goldberg Coins and Collectibles

Sale 60

Lot 395

1798 S-172 R2 Small 8, Style II Hair VG8. Off Center. Sharpness F15 but covered with fine roughness, strongest on the reverse. There is some very fine greenish verdigris dusted into protected areas on the reverse. The only notable contact mark is a rim nick at the I in AMERICA. Slightly glossy dark olive brown with lighter chocolate toning on the high points. Struck 15% off center to K-4.5. Only the top edge of the date remains on the planchet.
Estimated Value $1,000-UP.
Ex Denis Loring-R. S. Brown, Jr.

Realized $949

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