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    1802/1 BD-7 Half Eagle, AU Details
    Scarce Die Variety, Late Die State

    1802/1 $5 BD-7, R.5 -- Reverse Spot Removed, Obverse Rim Filed -- NGC Details. AU. Bass-Dannreuther Die State c/b, clashed and cracked. BD-7 is among the rarer varieties of the 1802/1 half eagle, with only 50 to 65 pieces believed extant. This AU-level example displays strong detail and lustrous yellow-gold surfaces. Faint rim filing is visible along the upper obverse, and the reverse shows a cluster of tool marks in the field between the eagle's right (facing) wing and neck. Other abrasions are light and unobtrusive.

    Learn more at the Newman Numismatic Portal at Washington University in St. Louis.

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    Auction Dates
    December, 2019
    5th-7th Thursday-Saturday
    Bids + Registered Phone Bidders: 27
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