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    Well Defined 1838-C Five Dollar, VF30

    1838-C $5 VF30 NGC. Breen-6517, Normal 5, Variety 1-A, R.4. Two die varieties of the 1838-C Classic half eagles are known. On this Normal 5 variety, the left-most leaf pair is distant from U of UNITED, while the Repunched 5 variety has the lower leaf joined to the left curve of U. The '38-C circulated widely, so it is difficult to locate examples in higher grades. Reddish-gold surfaces are moderately abraded, and exhibit fairly well defined design elements.(Registry values: P5) (NGC ID# 25S5, PCGS# 8177)

    Weight: 8.36 grams

    Metal: 90% Gold, 10% Copper


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