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    1839/8 Liberty Head Eagle, AU53
    Type of 1838, Large Letters

    1839 $10 Type of 1838, Large Letters AU53 NGC. The Liberty Head design was modified in 1839, creating two design subtypes for the date. The present coin is an example of the earlier type, with subtle differences in the hair style and truncation of the bust. The last digit of the date has been overdated, with the remains of the undertype 8 plainly visible beneath the 9. This example retains much original detail and luster, with light yellow-gold surfaces. The reported mintage was a mere 25,801 pieces. Census: 20 in 53, 54 finer (11/10).
    From The Las Vegas Collection, Part Two.(Registry values: N4719) (NGC ID# 54XF, PCGS# 8576)

    Weight: 16.72 grams

    Metal: 90% Gold, 10% Copper


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