Discovery Coin— Finest Known!

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Discovery Coin— Finest Known!
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Lot: 3108
Year: 1853
Denom: G$1
Title: Discovery Coin—
Finest Known!

Description: 1853 DERI octagonal 1 Dollar, BG-520. PCGS MS62. Rarity 8. All stars very close to border, away from device, 6th very far from bun and partially above it; reverse right star crowded between beaded circle and border, DOLLAR aligned with space between LD. Issued by Deriberpie. This type discovered by William C. O’Connor in May 1982; Jay Roe obtained another, lesser, example in 1990—none have surfaced in the 30 years since then. Well struck, even gold color, wisp of roseate toning in obverse field. PCGS MS62 William C. O’Connor (PCGS# 10497). PCGS POP 1 + 0.
Low Estimate: 3500
High Estimate: 5000
Grading Co: PCGS
Gr: MS
Gr2: 62
PCGS#: 10497
Cert#: 40625083
Pedigree/Collection: Discovered by William C. O’Connor, May 1982. The William C. O'Connor Collection