1804 Capped Bust Gold Eagle

Proof.¬†Plain 4. Actually a “Novodel” (made from copy dies). One of the greatest rarities among early eagles. As many as 8 pieces may have been struck, but only 4 are currently traceable. Struck around 1834 for inclusion in special sets intended for diplomatic presentation to Muscat, Siam, Japan and Cochin-China. The set presented to the King of Siam remains intact to this day. (See below)

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The King of Siam Proof Set

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