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1838-C $2 1/2 AU58 PCGS. CAC. Breen-6147, Variety 20, R.3....

2012 August 2-5 US Coins Signature Auction- Philadelphia #1173

 
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Auction Ended On: Aug 3, 2012
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Location: Sheraton Philadelphia Downtown Hotel
201 North 17th Street
Philadelphia, PA 19103

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Near-Mint 1838-C Two and a Half
1838-C $2 1/2 AU58 PCGS. CAC. Breen-6147, Variety 20, R.3. Just a single die pair is known for the 1838-C, the introductory year Charlotte issue with a mintage of only 7,880 pieces. The mintmark is on the obverse and is repunched south. The reverse legends have The present apricot-gold near-Mint example is fully struck and has refreshingly unabraded fields. A loupe reveals only a couple of light vertical marks on the cheek. Traces of dirt near the stars and letters attests to the originality. Luster brightens the margins and devices. CAC is very stingy with seals on this issue, and this lot is one of only two coins to attain CAC certification at the AU58 level. Population: 11 in 58, 6 finer (6/12).(Registry values: P3) (NGC ID# 25FZ, PCGS# 7697)

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