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    Important Mint State 1847-D Two-and-a-Half

    1847-D $2 1/2 Unc Details, Rim Filed NCS. Winter 9-L, the only known dies. While the 1847-D is the second most common Dahlonega Mint Quarter Eagle (this despite a paltry original mintage of 15,784 pieces), we caution bidders that Winter accounts for only 7-9 Mint State examples in the 1997 book Gold Coins of the Dahlonega Mint: 1838-1861. This well struck survivor is overall bold in definition with deeply set green-gold color. Plenty of evidence of a somewhat bright finish are seen in the more protected areas, although both sides are overall scuffy in appearance. There is a moderate scrape in the upper reverse field. (NGC ID# 25H7, PCGS# 7746)

    Weight: 4.18 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
    Feb-Mar, 2003
    27th-1st Thursday-Saturday
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