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    Smooth Choice AU 1799 Eagle
    Small Stars Obverse, BD-6

    1799 $10 Small Stars Obverse AU55 NGC. BD-6, R.5. Bass-Dannreuther Die State d/a. 1799 was a banner year for ten dollar production. Ten die marriages are known, the record for the Capped Bust type. But among those varieties, only BD-7 and BD-10 are generally available, with the others varying from very scarce to very rare. The present briefly circulated representative has consistent butter-gold toning and displays substantial luster at the borders and on the devices. The strike is consistent and there are no noticeable abrasions, though a few faint adjustment marks are present on the central reverse.(Registry values: P2) (NGC ID# 2625, PCGS# 98562)

    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
    May-Jun, 2012
    31st-3rd Thursday-Sunday
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