A wholesome Pine Tree Shilling with nice remaining luster. Lovely golden blue tones with a particularly well-struck reverse. CAC approved for quality.
A gorgeous colonial issue in a fantastic state of preservation. Colorful lavender and red tones with fantastic luster throughout. As nice of an example as one can expect to find.
In the third edition of The Top 100 Greatest U.S. Coins, the 1776 Continental Dollars ranked 10th. The Continental Dollar offered here is the EG FECIT variety in which the EG stands for Elisha Gallaudet, the designer. The term FECIT is Latin for "Made it." This example has gorgeous surfaces and very impressive eye appeal with only 8 others graded higher by NGC. It is estimated that only between 20 and 25 total Mint State examples remaining.
Listed in the Guide Book of U.S. Coins as Billon Coinage. These coins were struck by France as general issues for Colonial usage in the New World. One of only 3 pieces graded by PCGS, this is the finest known and the only uncirculated example.