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    Interesting 1839 Type of 1838 Eagle

    1839 $10 Type of 1838, Large Letters PCGS Genuine. A trace of an underdigit is seen to the right of the 9 in the date, but it is impossible to say whether it is an 8 as described on the holder. The PCGS number ending in .98 suggests Damage as the reason, or perhaps one of the reasons, that PCGS deemed this coin not gradable. In our opinion, the coin has the details of an AU specimen. Myriad abrasions are visible on both sides, with a small gouge noted in the left obverse field. Still, this is a nicely detailed example of this scarce issue.

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    September, 2009
    9th-13th Wednesday-Sunday
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