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    1831 Two and a Half, MS60
    BD-1, Low Mintage, Scarce Date

    1831 $2 1/2 BD-1, R.4, MS60 NGC. The reduced diameter Capped Head Left quarter eagle was struck each year between 1829 and 1834. All dates are challenging, since mintages were minimal, and most pieces were exported and melted shortly after issuance. This almond-gold example is nicely struck save for the left shield border. The borders display slightly deeper russet toning. The surfaces are mildly bright and are free from any noticeable marks. A few tiny flan depressions are noted near the eagle's beak.
    Ex: Portland Signature (Heritage, 3/2004), lot 6087; Denver ANA Signature (Heritage, 8/2017), lot 4085.

    Coin Index Numbers: (NGC ID# BFWA, Variety PCGS# 45525, Base PCGS# 7671)

    Weight: 4.37 grams

    Metal: 91.67% Gold, 8.33% Copper


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