Goldberg Coins and Collectibles

Sale 60

Lot 398

1798 S-177 R4+ Small 8, Style II Hair PCGS graded VG8. Off Center. Glossy chocolate and steel brown with darker olive brown toning nestled into the protected areas. There is a patch of microscopic roughness in the field above the bust tip but the remainder of the planchet is smooth. No verdigris, and the only marks are some faint hairline scratches at the back of the head into the field over the ribbon. Struck 10% off center to K-7 leaving all but the very top of the 8 in the date off the planchet. Our grade is G6. The PCGS label mentions the 10% off center error.
Estimated Value $400-UP.
Ex McCawley & Grellman Auctions/Superior 2/20/05:1286.

Realized $805

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