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1800 $5 BD-4

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Type Coin
Title 1800 $5 BD-4
Date 1800
Grade AU50
Service NGC
Service Catalog # 45594
Denomination $5

1800 $5 BD-4, R.4 - Obverse Repaired, Cleaned - NGC Details. AU. Bass-Dannreuther Die State c/a, perfect reverse. The M in AMERICA is recut on BD-4. Only 125-175 pieces are believed known in all grades. This piece is in the earliest die state without clash marks or die cracks on the reverse. The reverse is bright yellow-gold and slightly reflective in the fields with minor strike weakness on the eagle's left (facing) talons and neck feathers. The obverse exhibits extensive tooling of the portrait and fields that effaces old abrasions; the result is a smooth, luminous appearance that is not unattractive to the naked eye. Ex: Eric P. Newman Numismatic Education Society.

Heritage Newman IX, November 2017, lot 15103, realized $4200. Images and description courtesy of Heritage Auctions.

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