1799 Capped Bust Right Eagle, Large Obverse Stars, PCGS AU55 - Nice Original Appearance
This is a PCGS Graded Coin. You are Buying a 1799 $10 Large Obverse Stars, BD-10, R.3, AU55 PCGS. Bass-Dannreuther Die State a/a. A lovely Choice AU representative of the desirable Heraldic Eagle type. Light wear on the bust truncation and Liberty's cap confirms a brief stint in early American commerce, but neither side shows any detrimental abrasions. The surfaces exhibit noticeable luster and are principally butter-gold, though peach shades accompany portions of the peripheries. The strike is generally bold, though star 3 on the reverse is faint, as it is opposite the high point of Liberty's shoulder. Most early U.S. gold coins were exported and melted, since the silver-to-gold ratio was then lower in the United States than in European countries. You will receive the pictured coin.