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    1811 Half Eagle, Lustrous MS62
    BD-2, Small 5

    1811 $5 Small 5, BD-2, R.3, MS62 PCGS. Bass-Dannreuther Die State e/b, with prominently clashed dies. Only two die varieties are known for the 1811 half eagle. The obverse die is the same for both, but the reverses are readily distinguished by the size of the 5 in the denomination. The Large 5 variety is believed moderately scarcer. Both marriages are much more elusive than the 1807 BD-8 or the 1810 Large Date, Large 5, BD-4.

    This lemon-gold early half eagle has a lustrous reverse and full luster across the obverse periphery. Both sides are refreshingly devoid of singular abrasions, and the advanced obverse die state adds to the singular appeal this coin presents.

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

    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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    February, 2017
    16th-19th Thursday-Sunday
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