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    1803 BD-3 Eagle, AU Details
    Small Reverse Stars

    1803 $10 Small Stars Reverse -- Obverse Improperly Cleaned -- NGC Details. AU. BD-3, R.4. Bass-Dannreuther Die State b/c without obverse clash marks. This butter-gold early eagle displays substantial luster and is free from consequential post-strike abrasions. Mint-made adjustment marks are noted on the obverse periphery and are most prominent near 7:30. The field below Liberty's chin is granular, as is a small portion of her jaw. This area displays wispy hairlines from an attempt at effacement. The strike is generally crisp though the lower left obverse margin shows softness.
    From the collection of Donald E. Bently, sold for the benefit of the Bently Foundation.


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    January, 2014
    8th-12th Wednesday-Sunday
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