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    Near-Mint August Bechtler Gold Dollar
    Kagin-24, 27 G., 21 C., Plain Edge

    (1842-52) G$1 A. Bechtler Dollar, 27G. 21C., Plain Edge AU58 NGC. K-24, R.3. The first circulating gold dollar in the United States was privately coined by the Bechtler family, initially in North Carolina and later in Georgia. Kagin-24 is always available at a price, but many examples are impaired. This near-Mint piece has bright sun-gold luster throughout the legends. The open fields are toned orange. A few minor marks are consistent with brief circulation. Housed in a former generation holder, and listed on page 361 of the 2010 Guide Book.
    From The Longfellow Collection. (NGC ID# 2B99, PCGS# 10040)


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