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    Reflective 1800 BD-5 Half Eagle, AU55

    1800 $5 AU55 NGC. BD-5, High R.3. Few collectors are aware of the two different date styles used for 1800 half eagles, primarily because the single variety with a pointed 1, that is a 1 with a full serif at the upper left, is extremely rare. Only about half a dozen examples are known. All others, like the present specimen, have a blunt 1 in the date.
    This lovely Choice AU piece has reflective and attractive light yellow-gold surfaces with scattered marks that are reflected in the fields. It is a desirable coin for the date or type collector.
    From the Fern E. Wagner Trust.(Registry values: P2) (NGC ID# 25NW, PCGS# 8082)

    Weight: 8.75 grams

    Metal: 91.67% Gold, 8.33% Copper


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