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    Pleasing AU 1800 Ten-Dollar

    1800 AU 50 NGC. B. 1-A. The only variety of the year and a difficult coin to locate in high grades. The 1800 is generally an overlooked early ten with a mintage of only 5,999 pieces. The rarity of this date is no doubt due in part from the early breakage of the obverse die. There also seems to have been a high attrition rate for this date with only 2% estimated to have survived. The green-gold color of the coin shows a light overlay of reddish patina, and there are no mentionable abrasions on either side. A bit softly struck on the face of Liberty, otherwise well defined. (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
    January, 1996
    4th-6th Thursday-Saturday
    Bids + Registered Phone Bidders: 5
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