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    Mint State 1842 Five, Scarce Large Letters Variety

    1842 $5 Large Letters Half Eagle MS61 Obverse Scratch SEGS (MS61 Obverse Scratch). A more elusive variety than its Small Letters counterpart, the 1842 Large Letters is seldom offered in AU, and Mint State coins are even rarer. This BU representative displays modest semi-prooflike tendencies in the fields with sharply impressed, green-gold and orange-gold colors. A bisecting obverse scratch is noted over Liberty's portrait. (NGC ID# 25SU, PCGS# 8206)

    Weight: 8.36 grams

    Metal: 90% Gold, 10% Copper


    Learn more at the Newman Numismatic Portal at Washington University in St. Louis.

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    Auction Dates
    April, 2002
    25th-27th Thursday-Saturday
    Bids + Registered Phone Bidders: 8
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