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    Exceptional, Near-Mint 1805 Quarter Eagle

    1805 AU 58 NGC. A nice looking example of this rare early type. Heraldic Eagle two and a halves are a very scarce and overlooked series, and while the 1805 has been accorded "common" status, it is really very rare when lifted outside the context of the series. Well struck on the obverse with some of the usual softness in the center of the reverse, the surfaces show none of the prooflikeness often seen on these coins. The only flaws of note are a couple of diagonal marks across the lower shield lines and a series of very shallow adjustment marks seen over the clouds on the reverse. (NGC ID# BFVV, PCGS# 7653)

    Weight: 4.37 grams

    Metal: 91.67% Gold, 8.33% Copper


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    Auction Dates
    May-Jun, 1996
    30th-1st Thursday-Saturday
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