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    1829 BD-1 Two and a Half
    XF Sharpness

    1829 $2 1/2 -- Rim Filed, Damaged -- NCS. XF Details. BD-1, High R.4. The only die marriage for the date. A scant 3,403 pieces were struck, the lowest mintage of the 1829 to 1834 smaller diameter subtype. The present olive-green example has extensive luster for the XF level though the eagle is typically brought up. Both sides exhibit myriad tiny marks and the rims are filed.
    From the Collection of Donald E. Bently, sold for the benefit of the Bently Foundation.(Registry values: P4) (NGC ID# BFW7, PCGS# 7669)

    Weight: 4.37 grams

    Metal: 91.67% Gold, 8.33% Copper


    Learn more at the Newman Numismatic Portal at Washington University in St. Louis.

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    March, 2014
    20th Thursday
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