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(1834-37) $5 C.Bechtler Five Dollar, 140G. 20C. MS61 NGC....

2005 Ft. Lauderdale FL. (FUN) Signature Sale #360

 
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Auction Ended On: Jan 12, 2005
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Location: Fort Lauderdale, FL
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Rare Uncirculated C. Bechtler 140G. Five Dollar
(1834-37) $5 C.Bechtler Five Dollar, 140G. 20C. MS61 NGC. K-17, R.5. A numismatically significant issue as the date of the enabling legislation, August 1, 1834, is imprinted in the die. This is a rare mint state example of this scarcer, high denomination issue. The statutory devices on each side are particularly well executed. There are a number of die flaws on each side, created from impurities in the metal at the time of striking, and each side is accented in rich reddish patina. Listed on page 293 of the 2005 Guide Book. (#10112) (PCGS# 10112)

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