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    Elusive 1799 BD-2 Small Stars Eagle

    1799 $10 Small Stars Obverse--Mount Removed, Whizzed--NCS. XF Details. Breen-6839, Taraszka-14, BD-2, High R.5. The surfaces have myriad abrasions that are typical of a coin that was once used as a piece of jewelry, although it is our opinion that the NCS description of "whizzed" is a little harsh. The BD-2 variety is elusive, with only a little over 30 examples known.(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, 2007
    31st-1st Thursday-Friday
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