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    1809/8 BD-1 Half Eagle, MS62
    Smooth, Problem-Free Surfaces

    1809/8 $5 BD-1, High R.3, MS62 PCGS. Bass-Dannreuther Die State c/b. An unlisted die state combination, late in life for the marriage but without the crack near the O in OF. An attractive olive-gold representative that has uncommonly unabraded surfaces. The obverse dentils display glimpses of adjustment marks, as made, but the remainder of the coin is smooth. Bright luster illuminates the legends and devices. A double set of light clash marks, as issued, is noted above the eagle's shoulders. A tadpole-shaped remnant of an underdigit is nestled between the ball and loop of the 9 in the date. (NGC ID# BFXK, Variety PCGS# 507603, Base PCGS# 8104)

    Weight: 8.75 grams

    Metal: 91.67% Gold, 8.33% Copper


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