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Lot 4712

1803 $10 Capped Bust. Small reverse stars. . BD-3, Breen-6844, T-28. PCGS graded MS-61. CAC Approved. Well struck with semi reflective surfaces. Mostly untoned. This variety distinguishable by the star point being near the upper beak, with the right foot of E in STATES over the cloud space. Only one obverse was used for the 1803 Eagles. According to Dannreuther, there are at least 150 examples surviving of this variety, which puts it into the Rarity-4 class. Light reflective luster graces the bright golden surfaces of this attractive specimen. The strike is strong on the reverse, though the design elements such as stars are a little soft in areas on the obverse. A few surface marks in the field to the right of Liberty; others on the face near the eye. Rims choice on both sides, free of nicks and dents. Pop 10; 32 finer, 17 in 62, 8 in 63, 6 in 64, 1 in 65 (PCGS # 8565) .
Estimated Value $34,000 - 36,000.

Realized $41,400

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