1838-O H10C No Stars MS (PCGS# 4314)
The January 2011 Tampa Bay Rarities Sale
Auctioneer: Bowers & Merena
Lot Number: 350
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A golden-gray example with little wear and no outwardly distracting abrasions. Traces of satiny mint bloom are still readily evident, and a bold-to-sharp strike is easily seen. This is the first New Orleans Mint Half Dime issue, and the only one of the No Stars Seated Liberty type.