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    1796 XF 40. Like the 1796 five-dollar, the ten-dollar also has a slightly lower mintage than the 1795 but is several times rarer. It is a very scarce and undervalued issue, of which there are only an estimated 35 to 50 survivors in all grades. This piece shows little of the usual softness seen in the centers of most 1796 eagles, and the fields have considerable remnants of a bright prooflike finish. There are numerous tiny abrasions on each side and several lint marks as well. (NGC ID# BFYM, PCGS# 8554)

    Weight: 17.50 grams

    Metal: 91.67% Gold, 8.33% Copper


    Learn more at the Newman Numismatic Portal at Washington University in St. Louis.

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    Auction Dates
    February, 1994
    3rd-5th Thursday-Saturday
    Bids + Registered Phone Bidders: 2
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