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    1799 Capped Bust Right Eagle, AU Details
    Small Obverse Stars, BD-6

    1799 $10 Small Obverse Stars, BD-6, R.5 -- Reverse Scratched -- NGC Details. AU. Bass-Dannreuther Die State d/a. Star 9 touches Y in LIBERTY, Star 13 is away from the bust, and the eagle's beak does not touch the star on the reverse, identifying the rare BD-6 variety with a surviving population of 35-45 examples in all grades. Only light wear shows on the devices, but several minor rim bruises are evident on both sides and there is an extensive network of pinscratches on the central reverse. A number of obverse die cracks are visible on close inspection, the heaviest along the back of the cap, through star 8, to the rim.

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

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    June, 2019
    6th-9th Thursday-Sunday
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