1839 H10C No Drapery MS (PCGS# 4319)

The June 2010 Baltimore Auction

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    Bowers & Merena
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Lot Description
1839 Seated Liberty Half Dime. No Drapery. MS-66 (NGC). OH. Conditionally rare for an example of this otherwise plentiful early Seated Half Dime issue, this handsome-looking 1839 belongs in a high-grade type or date set. Both sides are fully struck with vibrant satin luster. Despite the potency of the mint finish, however, it is richly original toning in steel-gray and pinkish-gold colors that dominates the coin's overall appearance. Silky smooth in sheen--an exceptional representative of the short-lived Stars Obverse, No Drapery type.
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