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    1805 BD-1 Half Eagle, MS61
    Ideal Type Candidate

    1805 $5 MS61 NGC. CAC. BD-1, High R.3. Bass-Dannreuther Die State a/a, with no clash marks, die cracks, or signs of lapping. This variety is the most plentiful of five known die marriages for the date, with an estimated population of about 200 to 250 coins. That survival is approximately equal to the total survival of the other four varieties, combined. Date and type collectors will likely seek an example of BD-1 for their collection. This satiny Mint State piece has light abrasions that are expected for the grade, with reflective fields displaying brilliant yellow mint luster.(Registry values: P2) (NGC ID# 25P4, PCGS# 8088)

    Weight: 8.75 grams

    Metal: 91.67% Gold, 8.33% Copper


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