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    NGC 1806 MS 61. Round Top 6. Round Top 6 half eagles are one of the most common half eagles among early gold type. As with this specimen, it can occasionally be located even in mint condition, the last we sold was an MS 60 in the February Long Beach sale. This piece is well defined in most areas with a bit of softness at the juncture of the eagle's left wing and shield. As might be expected, there are a few field marks, but most of these are concentrated on the obverse. There is strong luster on each side and the yellow-gold color of the piece is only interrupted in one place: on the upper left portion of the reverse stars where there is what appears to be an alloy spot in this area. Trends $6,050 in MS 60. (NGC ID# BFXJ, PCGS# 8089)

    Weight: 8.75 grams

    Metal: 91.67% Gold, 8.33% Copper


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    June, 1994
    2nd-4th Thursday-Saturday
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