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    Choice AU 1804 Small 8 Over Large 8 Half Eagle

    1804 $5 Small 8 Over Large 8 AU55 NGC. Breen-6442, B. 1-A, Miller-59, High R.4. The date is dramatically repunched, most noticeably on the base of the 1 and the top of 8. This obverse die was paired with three different reverses; Miller-59 is promptly identified by the location of the upright of the E in STATES between two clouds. This impressive Early Half Eagle is well struck and presents clear breast feathers. Light friction on the curls, cap, and drapery precludes a Mint State assessment, but no relevant abrasions are present, which ensures the eye appeal. The upper left reverse border has a few faint adjustment marks, as made.(#8086) (Registry values: P3) (NGC ID# BFXB, PCGS# 8086)

    Weight: 8.75 grams

    Metal: 91.67% Gold, 8.33% Copper


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    Auction Dates
    November, 2004
    4th-6th Thursday-Saturday
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