Description

    1839 Type of 1838 Eagle, XF45
    Large Letters Reverse

    1839 $10 Type of 1838, Large Letters XF45 NGC. The bust truncation is curved -- as opposed to straight on the later Type of 1840 -- but the most obvious identifier for the Type of 1838 is the sharply pointed rear of the neck that is over star 13. On the Type of 1840 the rear of the neck is more blunt, and star 13 is to the back of it, not underneath. This attractive Choice XF example shows light field chatter that attests to a spate in circulation, but there are no significant distractions, and some muted luster clings to the amber-gold surfaces.
    Ex: Central States Signature (Heritage, 4/2008), lot 3552.(Registry values: N1793) (NGC ID# 54XF, PCGS# 8576)

    Weight: 16.72 grams

    Metal: 90% Gold, 10% Copper


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