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    Pleasing AU 1802/1 Quarter Eagle, BD-3

    1802/1 $2 1/2 AU50 NGC. Breen-6118, BD-3, R.5. Bass-Dannreuther Die State b/b, the reverse with small die cracks off the right (facing) wing and the upper lift corner of the shield, though the Bass-Dannreuther reference introduces some confusion by referring to the latter marker as a die scratch elsewhere. Repunching on star 1 on the reverse is the major diagnostic. A pleasing example of a rare variety, this luminous yellow-gold piece shows scattered wheat accents and a number of reverse adjustment marks. Strongly appealing and worthy of a high-level cabinet. Certified population figures are distorted by resubmissions.
    From The R.M. Phillips Limited Partnership Collection.(Registry values: P6) (NGC ID# 25F6, PCGS# 7650)

    Weight: 4.37 grams

    Metal: 91.67% Gold, 8.33% Copper


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    Jul-Aug, 2009
    31st-2nd Friday-Sunday
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