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    1803/2 Half Eagle, BD-4, AU50
    Attractive, Smooth-Looking Example

    1803/2 $5 AU50 PCGS. BD-4, R.4. Bass-Dannreuther Die State, b/c. All four die varieties for this year are overdates, representing the reuse of two obverse dies from 1802. The first three varieties all employ the same obverse die, however, while this is the sole die marriage to employ the second obverse die, which shows a perfect T in LIBERTY and the 3 in the date barely touching the lower outline of Liberty's bust.

    This is an attractive AU example with deep intermingled shades of reddish-gold and green-gold toning. High-point wear seems about average to perhaps a bit less-than-average for the grade overall. Surface marks and faint, wispy hairlines are minimal on both sides.(Registry values: P2) (NGC ID# 25NY, PCGS# 8084)

    Weight: 8.75 grams

    Metal: 91.67% Gold, 8.33% Copper


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    Auction Dates
    June, 2014
    4th-8th Wednesday-Sunday
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