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    XF 1799 Heraldic Eagle Ten
    Large Stars Obverse, BD-10

    1799 $10 Large Stars Obverse XF40 NGC. Breen-6841, Taraszka-22, BD-10, R.3. A charming early gold type coin that possesses rich original peach-red toning throughout protected areas. The devices are olive-green, and the open obverse field is steel-gray. For the XF40 grade, the remaining luster is extensive. The only remotely mentionable marks are an inconspicuous rim ding at 7 o'clock on the reverse, and a brief curved line on the upper left portion of the shield. BD-10 is one of only two Large Stars 1799 varieties. It is believed to be the final marriage coined for the date, since the reverse die was used to strike the 1800 BD-1.(Registry values: P1) (NGC ID# 2625, PCGS# 8562)

    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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    August, 2011
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