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    Brilliant Uncirculated 1806 Half Eagle

    1806 MS 62 NGC. Round Top 6. As rare as early gold is in the absolute sense in all grades, mint state early gold is many times rarer as there was so little incentive to preserve these high denomination coins in pristine condition 200 years ago. This is an enchanting piece that shows full luster throughout. The yellowish-golden caste of the coin is enhanced by the reflectiveness of the fields, although this also highlights the evidence of scuffiness on both sides limiting the grade. (NGC ID# BFXJ, PCGS# 8089)

    Weight: 8.75 grams

    Metal: 91.67% Gold, 8.33% Copper


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    Auction Dates
    August, 1996
    17th-20th Saturday-Tuesday
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