|Service Catalog #||8116|
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.
|Image Collection||Eric P. Newman Collection, Part IX|