1801 Capped Bust Right Eagle. BD-2, Taraszka-25. Rarity-2. AU Details--Altered Surfaces (PCGS). A desirable example of this early $10 issue, the surfaces glow with considerable luster around the devices. Small scattered blemishes uniformly pepper the fields, though the complexion remains largely pleasant to the naked eye. Vibrant sunshine-yellow in color and nicely defined throughout. One of the more popular varieties among Capped Bust Right, Heraldic Eagle tens for type purposes, John W. Dannreuther (2006) estimates that 600 to 800 examples of the 1801 BD-2 are extant. These enjoys strong numismatic demand at all levels of preservation, such is the scarcity and popularity of pre-1834 U.S. Mint gold coinage as a group.