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    1806/4 Quarter Eagle, AU Details
    BD-1, 8x5 Stars

    1806/4 $2 1/2 8x5 Stars, BD-1, High R.4 -- Improperly Cleaned -- NGC Details. AU. Bass-Dannreuther Die State b/b. BD-1 is the more plentiful of the two 1806 varieties, but it is still itself scarce, with only 75 to 90 examples believed extant. The underlying 4 is plainly evident in the lower loop of the 6 in the date. The other 1806 variety, BD-2, is an 1806/5 overdate. This piece is evenly struck, but with moderate central weakness and some light adjustment marks on the obverse portrait. Bright, green-gold patina is the norm for each side. (NGC ID# BFVW, Variety PCGS# 45512, Base PCGS# 7654)

    Weight: 4.37 grams

    Metal: 91.67% Gold, 8.33% Copper


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    June, 2015
    4th-7th Thursday-Sunday
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