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    Authentic 1796 With Stars Quarter Eagle, BD-3

    1796 $2 1/2 Stars--Genuine--PCGS. BD-3, High R.5. The only With Stars variety for the year, rare in an absolute sense with a famously low stated mintage of only 432 pieces. This PCGS-encapsulated piece is noted as "Genuine," but not assigned a grade; our internal estimate is that the details are close to About Uncirculated. The central devices are well struck, and elements of original luster are noted in the margins. The present piece likely was cleaned at one time, and the hazy elements to either side of the portrait suggest alteration to the surfaces. A number of faint scratches are noted around the obverse margins, though these are perceptible only by chance, or under close examination.(Registry values: P10) (NGC ID# BFVN, PCGS# 7647)

    Weight: 4.37 grams

    Metal: 91.67% Gold, 8.33% Copper


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