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    Very Rare 1798/7 7x6 Stars Eagle, BD-2

    1798/7 $10 7x6 Stars PCGS Genuine. Breen-6837, Taraszka-10, BD-2, Low R.6. Bass-Dannreuther Die State b/b. The PCGS number ending in .98 suggests Damage as the reason, or perhaps one of the reasons, that PCGS deemed this coin not gradable. In our opinion, this coin has the details of an AU specimen that has been repaired and cleaned. Close inspection with a loupe locates repairs near the Y in LIBERTY and the final two obverse stars. The reverse is repaired near the eagle's head. Dull from possible exposure to baking soda. Liberty's cap and shoulder show wear, but luster is evident within the wings and the reverse legends. All letters in E PLURIBUS UNUM are bold. BD-2 is nearly as rare as the famous 1795 9 Leaves BD-3 variety, and those in search of rare variety gold should consider the opportunity of the present lot.
    From The R.M. Phillips Limited Partnership Collection.(Registry values: P8, N8)

    Weight: 17.50 grams

    Metal: 91.67% Gold, 8.33% Copper


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