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    Nicely Defined 1795 Small Eagle Five Dollar

    1795 $5 Small Eagle AU 58 Cleaned. B. 2-C, Miller-4, R.4. As the first half eagle in U.S. history, the 1795 Small Eagle is an important and popular issue. Although obviously cleaned at one time, this coin offers considerable striking definition at a relatively affordable cost. The surfaces alternate between green-gold and bright yellow-gold colors as the coin rotates beneath a light. Both sides are unnaturally glossy, a result of the aforementioned mishandling. (NGC ID# 25ND, PCGS# 8066)

    Weight: 8.75 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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    October, 2000
    5th-7th Thursday-Saturday
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