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Late Die State 1807 BD-1 Quarter Eagle, AU58

1807 $2 1/2 AU58 NGC. CAC. BD-1, R.3. A lovely coin with frosty green-gold luster and excellent design definition. Only a trace of highpoint wear keeps it from a substantially higher grade.

Die State.
A late die state with clash marks on the reverse. These clash marks remained on the die when it began its production run of early dimes.

Appearances.
Illustrated in our 1992 ANA catalog.

Obverse Die. Serif of 1 overlaps hair, left serif of 7 lightly touches 0, and right corner of 7 lightly touches bust.
lib are closer than BERTY. Seven stars left and six right. Stars 1, 7, and 13 distant from hair, cap, and bust. Star 8 is close to Y. Stars 11, 12, 13 more closely spaced than others.
State a. Perfect.

Reverse Die. Star 11 is sharply recut with a total of 10 points.
All E's are missing their upper left serif. D is equally close to the third and fourth feathers. ITED are each slightly higher than their adjacent letter to the left. E and D lean slightly right. First S is slightly low and A is slightly high. The upright of E is over the space between clouds 4 and 5. First A in AMERICA close to the third and fourth feathers. Final A touches the claw. AME and RI are close while ER and ICA are widely spaced. Leaves join I under the right foot and C at the center. Five berries with one stemless, two having short stems, and two having long stems. Only one arrow point extends past the right side of U with the outer arrow point below center of that letter. Thirteen large stars with only star 5 in the top row not touching the clouds. Star 12 has a point between the lower and upper beak with another point touching the ribbon. Star 13 is isolated in the field, not touching devices.
State a. Perfect. State b. Light clash marks.

Heritage Commentary.
For the collector who seeks an attractive early quarter eagle, the 1807 is an ideal choice as it represents the most plentiful and widely available date.

Consignor Commentary.
This is a late die state with reverse clashing. When I bought this coin, I did not understand that the late die state was harder to find than the early die state. I did understand that the clashes which show on the reverse of the 1807 quarter eagle were also visible on many 1807 dimes. So the reverse of many 1807 dimes has clash marks which reflect the obverse of 1807 quarter eagles. I was intrigued with this "interdenominational die clash" and in 1995 I wrote an article describing and illustrating the clashes for the John Reich Journal.

Provenance.
Ex: 1992 ANA (Heritage, 8/1992), lot 460.
From The Ed Price Collection.
(Registry values: P5) (NGC ID# BFVY, PCGS# 7656)

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