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* New Purchase: 1798 Bust Dollar, Large Eagle, Wide Date, Pointed 9, NGC XF-40, B-23, BB-105, R.3 *

StuartStuart Posts: 9,761 ✭✭✭✭✭
edited February 12, 2024 3:35PM in U.S. Coin Forum

After a prolonged absence, I’m pleased to share this New Bust Dollar Purchase with my fellow US Coin Forum members.

Let me know what you think of this lovely busty lady πŸ˜ƒ

1798 Bust Dollar, Large Eagle, Wide Date, Pointed 9, NGC XF-40, B-23, BB-105, R.3



(Photo Credit: Heritage Auction Archives)


Stuart

Collect 18th & 19th Century US Type Coins, Silver Dollars, $20 Gold Double Eagles and World Crowns & Talers with High Eye Appeal

"Luck is what happens when Preparation meets Opportunity"

Comments

  • TonedeafTonedeaf Posts: 214 ✭✭✭✭✭

    Great, great coin!

    Shiny things distract me.

  • TomBTomB Posts: 20,612 ✭✭✭✭✭

    I love these early Federal dollars. Nice purchase.

    Thomas Bush Numismatics & Numismatic Photography

    In honor of the memory of Cpl. Michael E. Thompson

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  • CatbertCatbert Posts: 6,476 ✭✭✭✭✭

    Lovely!

    Welcome back!

    "Got a flaming heart, can't get my fill"
  • alaura22alaura22 Posts: 2,466 ✭✭✭✭✭

    Like it
    very nice

  • MFeldMFeld Posts: 11,730 ✭✭✭✭✭

    Wow, Stuart! Welcome back.

    Mark Feld* of Heritage Auctions*Unless otherwise noted, my posts here represent my personal opinions.

  • pursuitoflibertypursuitofliberty Posts: 6,505 ✭✭✭✭✭

    What a lovely coin! WB Stuart!


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  • kazkaz Posts: 9,040 ✭✭✭✭✭

    Welcome back! That's a sweet early dollar!

  • BustDMsBustDMs Posts: 1,559 ✭✭✭✭✭

    Thank God, not another scrubbed up compromised piece!

    Lovely.

    Q: When does a collector become a numismatist?



    A: The year they spend more on their library than their coin collection.



    A numismatist is judged more on the content of their library than the content of their cabinet.
  • MarkKelleyMarkKelley Posts: 1,740 ✭✭✭✭✭

    Nice strong strike.

  • jesbrokenjesbroken Posts: 9,033 ✭✭✭✭✭

    Wow! What a beauty. You luc NM y man. Congrats.
    Jim


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  • StuartStuart Posts: 9,761 ✭✭✭✭✭
    edited February 12, 2024 1:34PM

    πŸ”₯Thanks to all of you who have welcomed me back to the US Coin Forum, and commented on my new 1798 Draped Bust Dollar Aquisition!πŸ”₯ πŸ˜ŽπŸ‘

    It’s great to reconnect with old friends!! πŸ˜ƒ


    Stuart

    Collect 18th & 19th Century US Type Coins, Silver Dollars, $20 Gold Double Eagles and World Crowns & Talers with High Eye Appeal

    "Luck is what happens when Preparation meets Opportunity"
  • CharlotteDudeCharlotteDude Posts: 2,850 ✭✭✭✭✭

    Lovely, lovely gal! Welcome back!

    Got Crust....y gold?
  • raysrays Posts: 2,326 ✭✭✭✭✭

    String strike and nice toning.

  • skier07skier07 Posts: 3,601 ✭✭✭✭✭

    Great to see you and what a lovely coin.

  • RobertScotLoverRobertScotLover Posts: 515 ✭✭✭✭

    I hold heatedly agree it is as natural and original and fine enough in grade to go in your keeper side of your collection

  • alaura22alaura22 Posts: 2,466 ✭✭✭✭✭
    edited February 12, 2024 11:46PM

    removed
    another time

  • StuartStuart Posts: 9,761 ✭✭✭✭✭

    Thanks for all of your positive comments and observations about the Strong Strike, Original Surfaces, Attractive Toning and Nice Condition of this Draped Bust Dollar. πŸ˜ŽπŸ‘

    I agree, and appreciate all of your kind words. πŸ˜ƒ


    Stuart

    Collect 18th & 19th Century US Type Coins, Silver Dollars, $20 Gold Double Eagles and World Crowns & Talers with High Eye Appeal

    "Luck is what happens when Preparation meets Opportunity"
  • TwoSides2aCoinTwoSides2aCoin Posts: 43,758 ✭✭✭✭✭

    I’m just feeding off the visual here. Whetting the appetite.

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