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    NGC 1801 MS 61. Wide Date. B. 2-B. An exceptional early gold piece, the fields are bright and prooflike, and yet, at the same time, show a deep reddish-coppery color that adds even more charm. The central design elements are finely detailed with individual strands of hair evident as are the breast feather on the eagle. We are tempted to label this coin as fully struck, but there are a couple of peripheral stars that do not show full radial lines. The grade is derived from the numerous, small abrasions seen in the obverse fields, and an obvious mark on the face of Liberty, just behind the nose. An extraordinary early ten and worth a few minute's attention by anyone interested in gold type. (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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    March, 1995
    2nd-4th Thursday-Saturday
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