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1797 Capped Bust, Small Eagle gold eagle in sale

Among the more than 2,100 United States coins to be offered at auction Feb. 2 and 3 in Long Beach, Calif., by Heritage Numismatic Auctions is this 1797 Capped Bust, Small Eagle gold $10 eagle graded About Uncirculated 50 by Professional Coin Grading Service.

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A 1797 Capped Bust, Small Eagle gold $10 eagle graded About Uncirculated 50 by Professional Coin Grading Service is among the 2,120 lots of U.S. coins to be offered Feb. 2 and 3 in three floor sessions by Heritage Numismatic Auctions in conjunction with the Long Beach Coin and Collectibles Expo in Long Beach, Calif.
Lot 4849 in the auction, the coin represents the Bass-Dannreuther 1 variety (Early U.S. Gold Coin Varieties: A Study of Die States, 1795-1834 by Harry W. Bass Jr. and John W. Dannreuther).
The three public sessions are scheduled for 7 p.m. Pacific Time Feb. 2, and 1 p.m. and 7 p.m. Pacific Time Feb. 3.
For more details about the auction, visit Heritage Numismatic Auctions online at; write the firm at 3500 Maple Ave., 17th Floor, Dallas, TX 75219-3941; or telephone Heritage at either 800-872-6467 or 214-528-3500. 
Some highlights:
1969-S Lincoln, Doubled Die Obverse cent, Lot 3928, PCGS Mint State 64 red and brown, stickered by Certified Acceptance Corp.
1796 Draped Bust, Small Eagle dime, JR-6 (Early United States Dimes 1796-1837 by David J. Davis, Russell J. Logan, Allen F. Lovejoy, John W. McCloskey and William L. Subjack), Lot 3304, PCGS MS-64.
1845 Seated Liberty quarter dollar, Lot 3489, Numismatic Guaranty Corp. Proof 64.
1795 Flowing Hair, Two Leaves, A Over E, half dollar, Overton 113a (Early Half Dollar Varieties: 1794-1836 by Al C. Overton and Donald Parsley), Lot 3564, NGC MS-63.
1839-O Seated Liberty half dollar, Lot 3633, NGC Proof 65.
1808 Capped Draped Bust gold $2.50 quarter eagle, BD-1, Lot 4620, NGC MS-63.
1795 Capped Bust, Small Eagle gold $5 half eagle, BD-8, Lot 4748, NGC MS-63 prooflike.
1797 Capped Bust, Heraldic Eagle gold $10 eagle, BD-4, Lot 4851, NGC MS-61.
1804 Capped Bust, Heraldic Eagle, Crosslet 4 eagle, BD-1, Lot 4856, NGC MS-63.
1872-CC Coronet eagle, Lot 4914, PCGS AU-58.
1908 Saint-Gaudens, With Motto gold $20 double eagle, Lot 5097, NGC Proof 66+.
1877 half dollar pattern, Judd 1525 (United States Pattern Coins, Experimental & Trial Pieces by J. Hewitt Judd, edited by Q. David Bowers), Lot 4577, NGC Proof 67 brown.
1853 Assay Office of Gold, 900 THOUS., pioneer gold $20 piece, Kagin 18 (Private Gold Coins and Patterns of the United States by Donald Kagin), Lot 5101, NGC MS-65.
1860 Mormon pioneer gold $5 coin, K-6, Lot 5104, PCGS Secure MS-62. ¦

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