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1783 WASHINGTON - SMALL MILITARY BUST

Obverse of 1783 Washington - Small Military Bust     Reverse of 1783 Washington - Small Military Bust

Images courtesy of Early American History Auctions, Inc.
  

Recent appearances:
"Choice Uncirculated" (illustrated above).  Ex - Early American History Auctions, Inc.'s Mail Bid Sale, October 14, 2000, Lot 1027, where it was described as follows: "Engrailed Edge, Baker 4-B...120.2 grains. One of the Finest Known! An amazing example of this variety, with one of the most detailed strikes we’ve ever seen, even to the point of fully raised (and even partial wire) rims on both sides. Every bit of detail is evident, down to the tiniest hair and die crack, clashmarks and die work. Simply put, this is the most impressive example we’ve ever seen and yes, we have seen a few! One interesting aspect of this coin is the engrailing on the edge which waves from side to side, probably due to the unusual thickness of the planchet."

PCGS AU-50.  Ex - Superior Stamp & Coin's "The ANA 2000 National Money Show Auction", March 2-3, 2000, Lot 42. "Breen 1202...Sharp EDS without any die cracks."