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1813 $5

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Type Coin
Title 1813 $5
Date 1813
Grade AU50
Service NGC
Service Catalog # 8116
Denomination $5

1813 $5 BD-1, R.2 - Harshly Cleaned - NGC Details. AU. Bass-Dannreuther Die State a/a, unclashed. The denomination is spaced slightly wider on BD-1, the more plentiful of the two 1813 half eagle varieties and a popular type coin. This example is bright with muted luster from a thorough cleaning although the sharpness of the design is unaffected. An even, bold strike will appeal to the early gold specialist, and a lack of adjustment marks enhances the aesthetics. Ex: Eric P. Newman Numismatic Education Society.

Heritage Newman IX, November 2017, lot 15456, realized $3600. Images and description courtesy of Heritage Auctions.

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