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    1812 Capped Bust Half Eagle AU Details

    1812 $5 AU Details, Damaged, NCS. Narrow 5D, Breen-6465, B. 1-A, Miller-117, R.4. Heavily marked with areas of brightness on the obverse that are suggestive of tooling. Despite these distractions, the coin faces up fairly well and would be a welcome addition for the collector just venturing into early gold.

    Coin Index Numbers: (NGC ID# 25PL, PCGS# 8112)

    Weight: 8.75 grams

    Metal: 91.67% Gold, 8.33% Copper


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    Auction Info

    Auction Dates
    February, 2005
    23rd-24th Wednesday-Thursday
    Bids + Registered Phone Bidders: 5
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