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    Rare BD-5 1799 Eagle
    Small Stars Obverse

    1799 $10 Small Stars Obverse PCGS Genuine. BD-5, R.6. The PCGS number ending in .98 suggests Damage as the reason, or perhaps one of the reasons, that PCGS deemed this coin not gradable. In our opinion, this coin has the details of an XF specimen that has been cleaned and has an edge repair. The reverse is the key to this challenging die pair, distinguished by the O in OF being centered over the break in the clouds. Also on that side are the edge repairs, above the first T in STATES and beneath the tail feathers. Both sides also show the after-effects of cleaning on the yellow-gold surfaces.(Registry values: P2, N2) (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
    June, 2010
    3rd-6th Thursday-Sunday
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