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    Description

    1808 Half Eagle, BD-4, AU55
    Attractive, Original Patina

    1808 $5 Wide 5D, BD-4, High R.3, AU55 NGC. Bass-Dannreuther Die State c/a. A moderately available variety, with 175 to 225 examples believed known. This is the second of two uses for this obverse and the first of two uses for this reverse. The present coin is well-struck and sharply detailed, with hints of luster illuminating the original green-gold patina on each side. There is no evidence of adjustment marks, and the surfaces are pleasantly smooth.

    Coin Index Numbers: (NGC ID# 25PA, Variety PCGS# 507605, Base PCGS# 8102)

    Weight: 8.75 grams

    Metal: 91.67% Gold, 8.33% Copper


    Learn more at the Newman Numismatic Portal at Washington University in St. Louis.

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    Auction Dates
    Jan-Feb, 2015
    29th-1st Thursday-Sunday
    Bids + Registered Phone Bidders: 6
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