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1803 $1 Large 3 B-6, BB-255 Draped Bust Dollar PCGS F12

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Cert #:35902757
B-6, BB-255, R-6
Bowers Die State I
Large 3 Type

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I thought this 1803 Large 3 Dollar would grade VF-20 or better. It did not, and this may be due more to striking weakness on both sides than from wear. The B-6, BB-255 die marriage comes weakly struck on Liberty's hair and the eagle's wings and lower tail feathers on the reverse. This weakness is seen on AU and Mint State examples, for example the Bowers Plate Coin on page 289 of the second edition of his book on early dollars. This coin graded F15 even has hints of lustre remaining. It is toned in a nice medium gray with some gold mixed in on both sides.

Additional Information

Additional Information

Grading Service PCGS
PCGS Coin Number 6901
Denomination Type Draped Bust Dollar
Numeric Denomination $1
Grade F12
Designation No
Mint Location Philadelphia
Strike Type Business
Circulated/UnCirc Circulated
Holder Variety Large 3
Country of Origin The United States of America
Grade Add On NONE
Cert # 35902757