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    Near-Mint Heraldic Eagle 1798 Five
    Large 8, 13 Star Reverse, BD-4

    1798 $5 Large Eagle, Large 8, 13 Star Reverse AU58 NGC. Breen-6428, BD-4, High R.4. Breen-Dannreuther Die State c/d without the obverse die crack from the Y over star 10 seen on the Bass specimen. Orange and lime toning accompanies partly lustrous and lightly abraded surfaces. The central reverse displays crisscross adjustment marks, as coined, and the obverse center shows the incompleteness of strike that is customary for BD-4. Peripheral elements are well-struck. A charming example of this coveted early gold type coin. Census: 25 in 58, 22 finer (5/11).
    From The MJT Collection.(Registry values: P3) (NGC ID# BFX6, PCGS# 8078)

    Weight: 8.75 grams

    Metal: 91.67% Gold, 8.33% Copper


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