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Desirable A. Bechtler 134G. 21C. Five Dollar AU58

(1842-52) $5 A.Bechtler Five Dollar, 134G. 21C. AU58 NGC. K-27, Low R.5. Moderately abraded with tinges of reddish patina at the margins. Much semi-reflective luster survives in the protected areas. Produced by August Bechtler ca. 1842-1846 and an important companion piece to the half eagles produced at the Charlotte Mint during this era. So respected was Bechtler coinage that many pre-Civil War Southern contracts specified payment in Bechtler gold. Listed on page 346 of the 2006 Guide Book. (NGC ID# 2B9Y, PCGS# 10046)

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Auction Dates
January, 2006
3rd-7th
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