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    1842-C Large Date AU 55 PCGS. Sharp and lustrous with even yellow-gold color. Very choice for the grade with light wear and a few small abrasions in the fields.
    The 1842-C Large Date half eagle is a scarce and underappreciated issue. It is the sixth rarest of twenty-four half eagles from this Mint with just 13 or 14 known in AU grades. Another five Mint State 1842-C Large Date half eagles exist including one gem: the Milas: 444; Eliasberg: 421 coin that has been graded MS 65 by NGC. (NGC ID# 25SW, PCGS# 8209)

    Weight: 8.36 grams

    Metal: 90% Gold, 10% Copper


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

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    January, 1999
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