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    Rare Mint State 1818 "STATESOF" Half Eagle

    1818 $5 STATESOF MS61 PCGS. B. 2-B, Miller-124, High R.5. This is the first year of Robert Scot's slightly modified design. The STATESOF variety (the two words being run together) is widely recognized by specialists--it is the most "common" of the three major varieties of the year and yet as a date it is still considered "very rare" by Breen. Very elusive in Mint condition, this is an important offering for the advanced gold specialist. Sharply struck, save for a little central weakness, the green-gold surfaces retain good mint luster. Some diagonal, adjustment-like marks are seen on the obverse device, and there are very few abrasions on either side. About 30 degrees of clockwise die rotation is also noted.(#8121) (Registry values: P4) (NGC ID# 26CY, PCGS# 8121)

    Weight: 8.75 grams

    Metal: 91.67% Gold, 8.33% Copper


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    December, 2004
    8th-10th Wednesday-Friday
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