A Bechtler G$1 K-24 27 Grains, 21 Carat Plain Edge MS (PCGS# 10040)

2013 February 7 -8 & 10 US Coin Signature Auction - Long Beach #1182

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Lot Description
(1842-52) G$1 A. Bechtler Dollar, 27G. 21C. Plain Edge MS62 NGC. K-24, R.3. This August Bechtler gold dollar variety is the most available from that maker but is typically encountered in cleaned or damaged circulated grades. The present example has original caramel-gold toning and an absence of abrasions. The strike is even throughout. From rusted dies, as made, and the minor bend at the center occurred as the coin was removed from the dies. Listed on page 374 of the 2013 Guide Book. Census: 35 in 62, 27 finer (1/13).
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