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    AU50 1842-C Quarter Eagle
    With Planchet Lamination

    1842-C $2 1/2 --Mint Error, Planchet Lamination Obverse--AU50 PCGS. Variety 3-B. A trough-shaped planchet lamination runs diagonally through Liberty's neck and back through the rear truncation near star 13, one that was obviously present before striking, since the bottom of Liberty's forecurl crosses the lamination without loss of detail. The surfaces are lustrous greenish-gold, with the usual strike softness seen on the eagle's left (facing) leg. An interesting C-mint gold coin error.(Registry values: P2) (NGC ID# 25GH, PCGS# 7724)

    Weight: 4.18 grams

    Metal: 90% Gold, 10% Copper


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    April, 2008
    16th-19th Wednesday-Saturday
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