It costs $138,100 to purchase a Continental $1.

There was a high-grade sample of the mysterious 1776 Continental Dollar made in pewter that was included in Spink's New York June sale.

The word "EG FECIT" is printed on the obverse, while the word "AMERICAN" is written with a huge "N" on the reverse (Newman 3-D, Breen-1095, W-8460), with a low R-4

From Georgia to Delaware, there is a circular die crack that runs through the 13 colonies that are tied together.

The cataloger was able to elaborate on the irritating lack of knowledge regarding the piece's precise origins, including whether it is a coin or a pattern, as well as what its denomination might be. This was made possible by the presence of the coin in the sale.

A Guide Book of United States Coins and Walter Breen's 1988 Complete Encyclopedia of U.S. Coins are both acknowledged in the catalog before it reaches its conclusion, which states

"We would argue that while the two known silver Continental dollars are patterns, and the brass pennies are patterns, the 'pewter' pieces are coins."

There is no doubt that prospective bidders were aware of the fact that the specimen being offered for sale is one of the more common forms of Continental dollars.

This was confirmed by the Professional Coin Grading Service as well as the Numismatic Guaranty Corporation population data. Therefore, despite the fact that it is highly collectible and has a PCGS MS-63 grade, it only brought in "just" $138,100, which includes the buyer's premium.

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