This Choice XF example displays bold detail and minimal surface chatter. Bright gold patina coats both sides with hints of rose toning along the rims. Popular and scarce first year of type issue. Desirable Dahlonega Mint issue.
Lustrous, lightly marked surfaces and with original, golden-yellow color. Moderate high-point friction is present, although the coin retains wonderful detail. Incredibly scarce Charlotte issue from a low mintage of just 4,595 coins with sharp details for the assigned grade.
Beautiful AU! Copious amounts of luster with frosty medium-gold surfaces. Great details for the grade and exceptional eye appeal. Scarce Dahlonega mint issue. Just 37,917 coins minted of all varieties. Of the small date and large date varieties, the small date is more available but also a great value.
The large date large letters 1842-D was struck with new dies which arrived later in the year. This variety is much rarer than the small date counterpart, with less than 100 coins known to exist.
Plentiful date among Dahlonega half eagles this choice AU offers an interesting alignment of a coin, such that the obverse and reverse both have their top at the same point. A scarce southern branch mint 180 degree rotated die mint error.
Boldly detailed AU example with nice luster in the fields and attractive medium-gold coloring throughout. The only date from the Dahlonega Mint with a repunched mintmark, the secondary D can be seen imbedded in the branch stem and fletchings.