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    1839/8 Ten Dollar, AU Details
    Head of 1838, Large Letters

    1839/8 $10 Large Letters, Head of 1838 -- Reverse Cleaned -- NGC Details. AU. Liberty leans forward, and her bust truncation is strongly curved. Other differences of the Type of 1838 include a sweep of hair over the upper half of the ear, and large letters in the reverse legend. One of only two Type of 1838 issues, although few gold type collectors make the distinction between that design and its Type of 1839 successor. This caramel-gold example is somewhat bright, and displays a number of small to moderate fields marks consistent with limited service in the Hard Times economy.

    Learn more at the Newman Numismatic Portal at Washington University in St. Louis.

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    January, 2020
    8th-12th Wednesday-Sunday
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