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    Pleasing 1801 BD-2 Eagle, AU50

    1801 $10 AU50 PCGS. Breen-6843, Taraszka-25, BD-2, R.2. The plentiful 1801 BD-2 variety is usually recognize by the relationship of the bottom and top stars on the left to the central design motif. However, there are other differences between this variety and 1801 BD-1. Star 13 is distant from the drapery on BD-1 and appears to touch on BD-2. The L nearly touches the cap on BD-1, and is clearly separated on BD-2. All of these relationships suggest that the bust of Liberty is leaning back a little on BD-2.
    This pleasing example has faint green-gold luster with traces of pale rose toning and slightly reflective fields. It is an attractive coin that is destined for a quality type collection.(Registry values: P1) (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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    January, 2010
    6th-10th Wednesday-Sunday
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