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    1811 Capped Bust Left Five, AU58
    Small 5, BD-2 Variety

    1811 $5 Small 5, BD-2, R.3, AU58 NGC. Bass-Dannreuther Die State d/a. An attractive near-Mint specimen of this popular variety, with just a trace of friction on the high points of the design. The obverse die was lapped after its previous use on the BD-1 variety of this date. The pleasing orange-gold surfaces are lightly abraded. John Dannreuther estimates the surviving population of the BD-2 at 225-300 examples in all grades.
    From The James Dines "Original Goldbug" Collection.

    Coin Index Numbers: (NGC ID# BFXR, Variety PCGS# 507599, Base PCGS# 8109)

    Weight: 8.75 grams

    Metal: 91.67% Gold, 8.33% Copper


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    September, 2020
    18th-20th Friday-Sunday
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