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    High Grade 1801 Capped Bust Eagle

    1801 $10 AU Details, Obverse Graffiti, NCS. Breen-6843, B. 2-B, Taraszka-25, R.3. One of the common die pairings among early Ten Dollar pieces and, as such, many 1801 Wide Dates are held in collections of U.S. gold by type. This example is mildly reflective and well struck in the centers, with just a touch of softness on several of the obverse stars. The green-gold color of the coin is a bit more pronounced on the obverse. The letter H appears to have been scratched in the left obverse field, and a number of small contact marks are also concentrated on that side. Still, not a bad appearing example of this popular type.(#8564) (NGC ID# 2627, PCGS# 8564)

    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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    May, 2004
    5th-6th Wednesday-Thursday
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