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    Bright Yellow-Gold 1811 Half Eagle
    MS61, Tall 5, BD-1

    1811 $5 Small 5 MS61 NGC. Tall 5, Breen-6463, BD-1, High R.3. The scarcer of the two die marriages of 1811 half eagles, each of which receives separate listing in the Guide Book due to different size punches used for the denomination. This yellow-gold Uncirculated example has attractive surfaces, and the strike is bold aside from slight softness on a small portion of the eagle's left (facing) wing. A pair of faint thin marks above the eagle's head require a loupe to locate. The open fields are moderately reflective, while cartwheel luster fills design elements. Two sets of prominent clashmarks (as produced) are visible on the fields.(Registry values: P2) (NGC ID# BFXS, PCGS# 8109)

    Weight: 8.75 grams

    Metal: 91.67% Gold, 8.33% Copper


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