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    First Year 1797 Heraldic Eagle Ten Dollar Gold Piece

    1797 $10 Large Eagle--Scratched, Cleaned--ANACS. AU55 Details. Breen-6834, BD-2, High R.4. Bright greenish-gold surfaces exhibit numerous fine scratches in the fields, the result of this piece being improperly cleaned. The Mint produced three different varieties of 1797 Heraldic Eagle tens, all from a common obverse die. Approximately 250 examples are thought to survive from all three die combinations, with 80 to 100 being this BD-2 variety. This is an excellent candidate for the date collector, or for the first year of issue type collector.(Registry values: P3) (NGC ID# 25ZY, PCGS# 8559)

    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
    January, 2007
    3rd-6th Wednesday-Saturday
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