UNITED STATES. AV half eagle. 8.71 gm. 25 mm. 1812. Draped bust left / Heraldic eagle. Bass-Danreuther 1-A. Extremely Fine+; lustrous; some surface marks; in a PCGS Genuine Tooled-AU Details slab. (Note: I carefully examined this using a 30x binocular scope: I found no tooling to enhance design elements, just surface marks as noted above and as visible in the photo. For all that, it is a piece that is pleasing in hand though it does show its age. AD).
Ex Heritage 1985 ANA Auction, lot 2720 (tag included).
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