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    Elusive Near-Mint 1805 Two and a Half

    1805 $2 1/2 AU58 PCGS. Breen-6121, BD-1, R.4. Bass-Dannreuther Die State b/a with a faint die crack across the upper left obverse. The only dies for this elusive date, which has an estimated mintage of only 1,781 pieces. This example is an apricot-gold Borderline Uncirculated piece that has glimpses of rose-red on the highpoints of the portrait. Adjustment marks are limited to the reverse, where they are principally visible on the eagle and clouds. Both sides are void of noticeable marks, and luster fills the stars, hair, wings, shield, and legends. Population: 13 in 58, 6 finer (5/08).
    From The Charleston Collection.
    (Registry values: P6) (NGC ID# BFVV, PCGS# 7653)

    Weight: 4.37 grams

    Metal: 91.67% Gold, 8.33% Copper


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    June, 2008
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