1795 $1 B-10 BB-22 2 Leaves AU58

PCGS#: 39987

Owner's Comments

B-10,BB-22 2 Leaves. Finest known BB-22. Was NGCMS61. Crossed to PCGS AU58 (CAC). Martin Logies and I agree that this coin has a elliptical plug most clearly seen on the reverse. The curved half circle found between the eagle's head and left wing is the only defect on the reverse, consistent with a plug. Not known to have a plug but this variety was struck just after the BB21, a known plugged variety! How does an MS coin get a curved defect in this protected spot?? This coin is an MS61-62 in my opinion and is the highest graded for this R7 variety. Est.Pop.10-20 coins. Number 1 in CC. Great luster and strike for this golden toned beauty.

Expert Comments

Diameter: 40.00 millimeters Designer: Robert Scot Edge: Lettered: HUNDRED CENTS ONE DOLLAR OR UNIT
Mintage: 16,029 Weight: 27.00 grams Metal Content: 90% Silver, 10% Copper

Condition Census

Pos Grade Thumbnail Pedigree and History
1 AU58 PCGS grade

F.C.C. Boyd (“World’s Greatest Collection”) - Harold Bareford - Dr. Hesselgesser Collection - Goldbergs 9/5/2011:5012, $97,750.00

1 AU58 PCGS grade  
3 VF35 PCGS grade  
4 VF30 PCGS grade

Dr. Hesselgesser Collection - Goldbergs 5/2011:874, $34,500

5 VF25 PCGS grade