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1804 $10 Crosslet 4 MS61 NGC. Breen-6847, Taraszka-31, BD-1, High R.4....

2011 January Tampa FUN Signature & Platinum Night US Coin Auction #1151

 
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Auction Ended On: Jan 6, 2011
Item Activity: 6 Internet/mail/phone bidders
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Location: Tampa Convention Center
333 S. Franklin St.
Tampa, FL 33602
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Appealing and Historic 1804 Eagle
MS61, Crosslet 4, BD-1
1804 $10 Crosslet 4 MS61 NGC. Breen-6847, Taraszka-31, BD-1, High R.4. Bass-Dannreuther Obverse State b / Reverse State b. The 1804 eagle is an issue with fabulous cachet, as so many numismatists associate the date--rightly so, but of a different variety--with the legendary 1804 silver dollars. The 1804 eagles were the last of their kind for 34 years, as the denomination was discontinued after the 1804 Crosslet 4 coins were struck, not to be resurrected until the Liberty Head pieces of 1838. Although all circulation strikes made in 1804 are of the Crosslet 4 style, the distinction is necessary: The 1804 eagles made for the special diplomatic presentation sets produced in 1834, also containing the 1804 silver dollar, were of the Plain 4 style and produced in proof format.
The obverse shows a prominent die lump around the E of LIBERTY, with a die crack connecting 18 and stars 1-2. Other small die lumps and bumps, as made, are scattered about. The reverse is a carryover from 1803, here showing prominent die cracks through UNITE and the tail feathers to U and A on each side.
This piece shows only minor planchet adjustment marks mostly confined to Liberty's curls in the rear, but there are numerous contact marks peppered in the fields and on the devices that account for the grade. The effect is more cumulative than distracting, however, and offset considerably by the fulsome luster and attractive orange-gold coloration, which deepens near the rims to shades of pink and rose. The strike is decent but incomplete, yet the only notable weakness is on the eagle's claws, opposite the high point of Liberty's cap. Overall, a thoroughly appealing and historic example of this early gold issue.(Registry values: P4) (NGC ID# 262C, PCGS# 8566)

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