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    1830 Quarter Eagle, BD-1, AU Details
    Elusive Date or Type Candidate

    1830 $2 1/2 BD-1, R.4 -- Obverse Improperly Cleaned -- NGC Details. AU Details. Ex: Hilt Collection. Bass-Dannreuther Die State a/a, as always. BD-1 is a scarce variety with only 80 to 100 examples believed extant, but its popularity as the only variety of this date draws strong demand in all grades. This is the only use of this obverse, though this reverse die was later employed for the final four years of the type. This piece is well-struck, with just a touch of light friction over the high points of the design. NGC notes evidence of light cleaning on the obverse, though the warm bronze-gold patina appears uniform and the eye appeal is pleasing.
    From The Liberty USA Collection. (NGC ID# BFW8, Variety PCGS# 45524, Base PCGS# 7670)

    Weight: 4.37 grams

    Metal: 91.67% Gold, 8.33% Copper


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