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    1807 Quarter Eagle, BD-1, MS61
    Final Capped Bust Right Issue

    1807 $2 1/2 BD-1, R.3, MS61 NGC. Bass-Dannreuther Die State a/b. The Capped Bust Right design was discontinued after 1807, an important consideration for type purposes. A nominal mintage of 6,812 quarter eagles was produced that year and a single die variety is known for the date, called BD-1 in the current series reference by John Dannreuther. The surviving population numbers 250-350 examples in all grades, making it reasonably available in today's market. The present coin offers well-detailed design elements and pleasing antique-gold surfaces that show no trace of planchet adjustment marks. Only minor signs of contact are evident and the overall presentation is quite attractive. (NGC ID# BFVY, Variety PCGS# 45514, Base PCGS# 7656)

    Weight: 4.37 grams

    Metal: 91.67% Gold, 8.33% Copper


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