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1838-C Half Eagle, XF40
One of the Keys to the Classic Series

1838-C $5 XF40 PCGS. Variety 2, R.5. The single leaf below the U in UNITED nearly touches that letter. The 1838-C is one of the keys to the Classic five dollar series, and is very difficult to find above Extremely Fine. Yellow-gold surfaces display better definition than ordinarily seen. Light marks are scattered about, but are fewer and less severe than is typical on the issue, which is usually very heavily abraded. A bold diagonal reverse die break often seen on this variety is visible on this piece.(Registry values: P5) (NGC ID# 25S5, PCGS# 8177)

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May-Jun, 2012
30th-3rd
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