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Lot
2515

1838 $5 MS63 PCGS....

2009 August Los Angeles, CA US Coin Auction #1128

 
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Auction Ended On: Aug 1, 2009
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Hyatt Regency Century Plaza
2025 Avenue of the Stars
Los Angeles, CA 90067

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Conditionally Scarce 1838 Half Eagle, MS63
1838 $5 MS63 PCGS. Small Arrows, Large 5, Breen-6515, McCloskey 2-B, R.2. Dazzling satiny luster radiates beneath the fully original yellow-gold patina that envelops both sides. This boldly struck representative has just a few minuscule marks that do not distract from the above-average eye appeal. The 1838 is scarce at this lofty level and rare any finer. Population: 14 in 63, 25 finer (6/09).(Registry values: P1) (NGC ID# 25S4, PCGS# 8176)

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