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1847 S$1

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Type Coin
Title 1847 S$1
Date 1847
Grade MS61
Service NGC
Service Catalog # 6934
Denomination S$1

1847 $1 MS61 NGC. OC-2, R.1. Date position and die lines in the upper-left shield recess identify the variety. The 1847 Seated dollar is popular as a No Motto type coin, although Mint State examples are sometimes elusive. This piece displays semireflective fields and dappled gold, olive, russet, and powder-blue toning. Slight strike weakness occurs on the eagle's left (facing) talons and upper wing edge. Ex: Eric P. Newman Numismatic Education Society.

Heritage Newman IX, November 2017, lot 15449, realized $1980. Images and description courtesy of Heritage Auctions.

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