1840-O $2.50 MS (PCGS# 7720)
The August 2011 Chicago ANA World's Fair of Money Auction
Lot Number: 9184
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Orange-gold with residual luster in the fields and with pleasing surfaces. Weakly struck at the centers with softness on Liberty's upper curls and much of the eagle. This is the large O variation, with a mintage of 22,800 or so pieces. Heavy die lines above ST(ATES), diagnostic to the issue.