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    1813 BD-1 Half Eagle, AU55
    Lovely Olive and Red-Gold Color

    1813 $5 BD-1, R.2, AU55 NGC. Bass-Dannreuther die state b/b, lightly clashed. The Capped Bust Left, Large Diameter half eagle was introduced in 1813 and would remain in production through 1829. According to John Dannreuther, "This type was more extensively hoarded and melted than the prior one ... ." BD-1 is distinguished by the the first S in STATES far right of the scroll edge. Deep olive and red-gold color is highly appealing. Light friction is seen, but the motifs retain strong detail, including nearly complete star radials. Partly lustrous with an expected number of small superficial marks. (NGC ID# 25PM, Variety PCGS# 519907, Base PCGS# 8116)

    Weight: 8.75 grams

    Metal: 91.67% Gold, 8.33% Copper


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    November, 2018
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