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    1818 Half Eagle, AU Details
    Rare BD-1 Die Pairing

    1818 $5 BD-1, R.5 -- Damage -- PCGS Genuine. AU Details. Bass-Dannreuther Die State b, reverse cracked. BD-1 is one of the rarer 1818 half eagle varieties with just 50-65 pieces extant. The large-diameter Capped Head Left type is scarce in general, and examples are always in demand. This piece is little-worn and boldly struck with tinges of luster in the protected regions. Scattered specks of verdigris appear on each side, although it is a number of small, faint scratches in the fields on both sides that precludes a numeric grade from PCGS. Linear depressions on Liberty's cheek are mint-made adjustment marks.

    Coin Index Numbers: (Variety PCGS# 519911, Base PCGS# 8119)

    Weight: 8.75 grams

    Metal: 91.67% Gold, 8.33% Copper


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    Apr-May, 2016
    27th-1st Wednesday-Sunday
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