1799 $1 B-23 BB-159 8x5 Stars AU58

CERTIFICATION#: 16294679
PCGS#: 40063

Owner's Comments

B-23,BB-159, 8x5 Star Obverse, unique among Bust Dollars. An exceptional toned specimen with great luster. PCGS AU58 (CAC). R2. Est.Pop.500-900 coins. Although not as rare as many bust dollar varieties, this is one of the most popular for type collectors and therefore may sell for higher than usual levels do to demand

Expert Comments

Diameter: 40.00 millimeters Designer: Robert Scot Edge: Lettered: HUNDRED CENTS ONE DOLLAR OR UNIT
Mintage: 423,515 Weight: 27.00 grams Metal Content: 90% Silver, 10% Copper

Condition Census

Pos Grade Thumbnail Pedigree and History
1 MS64 PCGS grade  

Possibly from the Virgil Brand Collection - possibly B.G. Johnson, circa 1943 - F.C.C. Boyd Collection - Numismatic Gallery "World's Greatest Collection" 1/1945:87 - Abe Kosoff “ANA Sale” 8/1949:190 - T. James Clarke Collection - New Netherlands 11/1956:638 - Harold Bareford Collection - Stack’s 10/1981:415 - Stack's 10/2003:2724 - American Numismatic Rarities 6/2005:41, $143,750

2 MS63 estimated grade  

Amon G. Carter, Jr. Family Collection - Stack's 1/1984:226, $9,350

3 AU58 PCGS grade

Wayne Miller Collection

3 AU58 PCGS grade

John G. Mills Collection - S.H. & H. Chapman 4/1904:??? - John M. Clapp Collection - John H. Clapp Collection, sold intact in 1942 - Louis E. Eliasberg, Sr. Collection - Bowers & Merena 4/1997:2188, $7,700 - Dr. Hesselgesser Collection - Goldbergs 9/5/2011:5087, $17,825

3 AU58 PCGS grade