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    Sharp 1843-O Large Letters Half Eagle AU53

    1843-O $5 Large Letters AU53 NGC. Most easily recognized as the Large Letters variety by the placement of the O mintmark above the VE of FIVE. The mintage of this early New Orleans half eagle is a comparatively high 101,075 pieces, but survivors in AU and finer condition are infrequently offered. This bright, satiny representative is very well struck for an O-mint and displays a spindly die crack from Liberty's uppermost curl, through star 6, and into the border.(Registry values: P7) (NGC ID# 25T6, PCGS# 8216)

    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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    Auction Dates
    April, 2006
    26th-29th Wednesday-Saturday
    Bids + Registered Phone Bidders: 9
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