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1795 $1 2 Leaves B-21, BB-28, R-8 (Unique) Flowing Hair Dollar PCGS VG10

Status: SOLD

Cert #:27942463
R-8 Unique
Discovery Specimen for the Die Marriage
Bowers Plate Coin

Product Description


This coin is the Discovery Specimen for this R-8 die marriage and is Unique. Well known St. Louis, Missouri dealer B. G. Johnson discovered this die marriage in the 1930s, yet he never announced the discovery. It remained unknown to Numismatists until 1997! It was offered in a Spink America Sale June 1997:186; to the Cardinal Collection; to Warren Miller via the Superior Elite sale January 2002:1180. It did not meet reserve in this sale and Miller purchased it after the sale after negotiating with Superior Galleries. Nicely toned but numerous scratches on the obverse are noted. This is the Bowers Plate coin.

Additional Information

Additional Information

Grading Service PCGS
PCGS Coin Number 147812
Denomination Type Flowing Hair Dollar
Numeric Denomination $1
Grade VG10
Designation No
Mint Location Philadelphia
Strike Type Business
Circulated/UnCirc Circulated
Holder Variety B-21 BB-28 2 Leaves
Country of Origin The United States of America
Grade Add On NONE
Cert # 27942463