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    1808 Half Eagle, AU53
    Wide 5D, BD-4, CAC Approval

    1808 $5 Wide 5D, BD-4, High R.3, AU53 PCGS. CAC. Bass-Dannreuther Die State c/a, as usual, without reverse clash marks. BD-4 is identified by the wide spacing of the 5 and D on the reverse, and is the most collectible die variety for the 1808 half eagle with an estimated 175 to 225 pieces known. Each side of this CAC-approved AU53 representative boasts lively remaining mint luster and attractive yellow-gold color. Friction occurs over the highest points of the portrait and eagle, which are both well-struck. A violet toning spot below the first U in PLURIBUS acts as a pedigree marker. (NGC ID# 25PA, Variety PCGS# 507605, Base PCGS# 8102)

    Weight: 8.75 grams

    Metal: 91.67% Gold, 8.33% Copper


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    Long Beach Convention Center
    300 E. Ocean Blvd.
    Long Beach, CA 90802

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