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    Attractive 1807 Bust Left Five Dollar
    MS64, BD-8

    1807 $5 Bust Left MS64 PCGS. Breen-6453, BD-8, R.2. This die pairing is easily distinguished by the lone 1807 Capped Bust Left obverse combined with a reverse where the tip of the feather points to the tip of the flag of the 5. The other marriage (BD-7) has the tip of the feather positioned over the center of the flag of the 5.
    A mix of yellow, apricot, and green-gold patination adorns the radiantly lustrous surfaces of this near-Gem half eagle, and an attentive strike brings out sharp definition on the design features that illustrate excellent centering on the planchet. A few inoffensive marks and grazes are all that separate this lovely specimen from full Gem status. Light roller marks occur on the obverse, as does a clash mark in the form of the reverse shield.(Registry values: P2) (NGC ID# 7HS3, PCGS# 8101)

    Weight: 8.75 grams

    Metal: 91.67% Gold, 8.33% Copper


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    February, 2008
    14th-16th Thursday-Saturday
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