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    1799 Ten Dollar, AU Details
    Small Obverse Stars, BD-2

    1799 $10 Small Obverse Stars, BD-2, High R.5 -- Obverse Damage -- NGC Details. AU. Bass-Dannreuther Die State d/c. A richly detailed example with hints of orange-red toning in protected areas. The open fields and high points are yellow-gold. The obverse is moderately hairlined and has a few small roundish digs on the portrait. The obverse field has brief, faded scratches near the I in LIBERTY and stars 4, 8, and 12. Cursive initials, perhaps JEG, are pinscratched on the upper reverse field. Among 1799 eagles, BD-2 is a rare variety relative to the usually encountered BD-7 and BD-10 marriages.

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

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    Apr-May, 2016
    27th-1st Wednesday-Sunday
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