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1838-D Classic Head Five, AU53
Important Mintmark Type Issue

1838-D $5 AU53 PCGS. CAC. Variety 1-A, McCloskey 1-A. The 1838-D is always popular as the first half eagle, and the only example of the Classic Head type, to be produced at the Dahlonega Mint. The surviving population numbers no more than 300-350 examples in all grades. This lightly circulated copper-gold specimen is sharply detailed in the centers, but a little softness shows on the peripheries. Population: 20 in 53, 40 finer (6/12).(Registry values: P4) (NGC ID# 25S6, PCGS# 8178)

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July, 2012
12th-15th
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