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    1799 VF 20 Polished. Large Stars. B. 5-G. Arguably the 1799 ten is the most frequently seen of all early gold coins. As such, it enjoys a constant demand from collectors as a type coin, and this piece, even though cleaned, affords the type collector a rare opportunity to purchase a more affordable example. There are a couple of larger marks on each side and a rim nick at 7 o'clock on the obverse that need to be mentioned in addition to the unnaturally bright surfaces from having been cleaned at one time. (NGC ID# 2625, PCGS# 8562)

    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
    February, 1994
    3rd-5th Thursday-Saturday
    Bids + Registered Phone Bidders: 5
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