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    1843-O Half Eagle, Large Letters, AU58
    Lustrous Greenish-Gold Example

    1843-O $5 Large Letters AU58 NGC. Variety 1.
    From the mintage of 101,075 half eagles at New Orleans in 1843, the Large Letters was struck in an amount about four times greater than the Small Letters variant. Both types are conditional rarities as the Mint State levels are approached, however. Extensive but light abrasions pepper each side of this lustrous greenish-gold piece, a coin that is well-struck overall but shows weakness on about half of the peripheral legend on the reverse.(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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    January, 2014
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