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    AU Details 1838-C Half Eagle
    Repunched 5 Die Variety

    1838-C $5 -- Reverse Damage -- NGC Details. AU. Breen-6516, Variety 2, R.5. The rarer of the two 1838-C die varieties, distinguished by repunching on the 5 in 5D and a dramatic diagonal crack across the reverse. Despite the NGC notation, this coin has only one remotely noticeable mark, a short scrape on the right reverse field. Otherwise, an attractive and well defined honey-gold example with mildly glossy surfaces.
    From The Fairfax Collection.(Registry values: P5) (NGC ID# 25S5, PCGS# 8177)

    Weight: 8.36 grams

    Metal: 90% Gold, 10% Copper


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