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    Choice AU 1843-C Two and a Half
    Rare Small Date, Crosslet 4

    1843-C $2 1/2 Small Date, Crosslet 4 AU55 NGC. Variety 1. One of the keys to a Charlotte Mint quarter eagle collection. Fewer than 3,000 Small Date pieces were struck, only a small fraction of the 1843-C Large Date emission. This unmarked sun-gold example shows the usual die buckling near the bust tip. The eagle has a typical strike, but the portrait and stars are well defined. Census: 10 in 55, 24 finer (6/09).
    From The R.M. Phillips Limited Partnership Collection.(Registry values: P2)

    Coin Index Numbers: (NGC ID# 25GM, PCGS# 7729)

    Weight: 4.18 grams

    Metal: 90% Gold, 10% Copper


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    Jul-Aug, 2009
    31st-2nd Friday-Sunday
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