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    Fantastic 1800 Eagle, BD-1, Choice About Uncirculated

    1800 $10 AU55 NGC. BD-1, High R.3. The only variety known. This piece is Bass-Dannreuther die state b/c, with a die crack through LIBERTY and another on the reverse near the olive branch. Although the exact mintage is unknown, the Guide Book lists that 5,999 pieces were struck, which is perhaps a little on the low side. Nonetheless, only a couple hundred examples are believed to exist.
    Radiant luster enhances the lemon-yellow surfaces of this crisply struck piece. Numerous abrasions limit the grade and a few small marks are noted on the obverse. This appealing Choice AU piece would make a fabulous example of this early eagle in a type collection.(Registry values: P2) (NGC ID# BFYT, PCGS# 8563)

    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
    September, 2008
    17th-21st Wednesday-Sunday
    Bids + Registered Phone Bidders: 6
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