1840 H10C No Drapery MS (PCGS# 4321)

The March 2011 Baltimore Auction

  • Auctioneer:
    Stack's/Bowers
  • Lot Number:
    1250
  • Grade:
    MS66
  • Price:
    $4,600.00
Lot Description
Eagerly sought for inclusion in advanced type sets, the Seated Liberty Half Dime with Stars Obverse and No Drapery was produced for only three years from 1838-1840. From the Philadelphia Mint's 1840-dated delivery, this richly original Gem stands as a beautifully toned and conditionally scarce representative of the design type. Both sides are layered in vivid multicolored patina that includes shades of golden-orange, pale-pink, powder-blue and olive-copper. Smooth, satiny and fully impressed -- a lovely piece that belongs in the finest cabinet.
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