U.S. Coins Pre-Federal Issues Colonial & Post-Colonial Coinage

1776 Continental Dollar $1 PCGS/CAC MS63 (CURENCY, Pewter)

Rare Colonial America Issue

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Degree of Toning: 3/10
DLRC Inventory #: 1195893

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A fascinating issue as the origin of these issues is not clear, except that it was likely rooted in the desire of the Continental Congress to issue a monetary medium of exchange. Issued in 1776, most of these examples were made of pewter as silver was not affordable to the fledgling government. Likely struck in three different cities, New York City, Philadelphia, and/or Lancaster, PA these are very popular issues due to their association with the Revolutionary War. This particular piece possesses a lovely gray tint with beautiful, frosty surfaces and fantastic luster. It is truly a numismatic rarity that is very rare in such nice condition. CAC approved for quality.  CAC approved for quality and eye appeal.

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Catalog Details:
PCGS #: 791 ()
Catalog: U.S. Coins
Category: Pre-Federal Issues
Series: Colonial & Post-Colonial Coinage
Strike: Business