Henry Miller Collection - Heritage 1/2011:5096, $299,000
Heritage 11/2004:8353 - Donald E. Bently Collection - Heritage 1/2014:5429, $82,250
Ron Guth: The 1823 Half Eagle is known by only one die variety: BD-1 (Breen 1-A). This is a relatively scarce date, with an estimated 100 survivors. Despite the low survival rate, several choice to near-Gem examples are known.
Sources and/or recommended reading:
"Early U.S. Gold Coin Varieties" by John W. Dannreuther and Harry W. Bass, Jr.
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