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    Attractive 1808 Half Eagle MS61

    1808 $5 MS61 NGC. Wide 5D, Breen-6457, BD-4, High R.3. The 1 in the date is slightly higher than the adjacent 8. On the reverse the D in the denomination is far from the 5, almost equidistant between it and the last A in AMERICA. While not especially difficult within the context of the Capped Bust Left series, the 1808 is legitimately scarce in better Mint State grades. This more affordable alternative is very well defined on all of the design elements and is void of adjustment marks. The yellow-gold surfaces, while moderately abraded in the fields, are notable for their outstanding luster.(Registry values: P2) (NGC ID# 4U57, PCGS# 8102)

    Weight: 8.75 grams

    Metal: 91.67% Gold, 8.33% Copper


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    January, 2007
    3rd-6th Wednesday-Saturday
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