1842-C $5 Small Date NGC AU58

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Item sold in auction: Richmond Sale, Part I.
Closed On: Wednesday, July 21, 2004 6:00 PM.
For: $50,600.

CDN™ CPG Value: $54,400.00 (What's CPG?)

1842-C $5 Small Date NGC AU58

DLRC #: 86933 // PCGS #: 8208

Lustrous lightly marked surfaces and an original, golden-yellow color. Nicely struck except at some of the denticles, and most of the central details are crisply defined. This example is identifiable by a row of three milling marks to the left of the date. Because of the rim cud that appears at 12:00 on the obverse, we can pinpoint the striking date to around March 22, 1842, the day the die was known to have cracked. The 1842-C Small Date $5 is the rarest C-Mint Half Eagle and...

  • Category Gold Coinage
  • Series $5 Liberty Gold
  • Type Liberty head, no motto
  • Years for Type 1839-1866
  • Strike Business
  • Denomination Half eagle
  • Mint Location Charlotte
  • Designer Christian Gobrecht
  • Composition 90% gold; 10% copper
  • Weight 8.359g
  • Edge Type Reeded
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