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    1842 Small Letters Half Eagle, AU55
    Rare in All Grades

    1842 $5 Small Letters AU55 PCGS. CAC. The Small Letters five dollar of 1842, showing a wide space between FIVE and D, is more available than the rare Large Letters; PCGS has seen 14 of the former and 33 of the latter. Both are rare in all grades. Traces of luster are found in the protected areas of this apricot-gold Choice AU specimen, and the design elements are nicely defined. A linear mark to the left of Liberty's forehead and a rim mark at 4 o'clock might help pedigree the coin. Population: 1 in 55, 2 finer (8/13).(Registry values: P7) (NGC ID# 25ST, PCGS# 8207)

    Weight: 8.36 grams

    Metal: 90% Gold, 10% Copper


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