Coin Specifications

Category: Liberty Head $2.50 (1840-1907)
Mint: Charlotte
Mintage: 23,076
Obverse Designer: Christian Gobrecht
Reverse Designer: Christian Gobrecht
Composition: Gold
Fineness: 0.9000
Weight: 4.1800g
AGW: 0.1209oz
Melt Value: $158.19 (9/25/2017)
Diameter: 18mm
Edge: Reeded
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1843 C LARGE DATE $2.5 MS obverse 1843 C LARGE DATE $2.5 MS reverse


  
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Description & Analysis

Jeff Garrett: Based on population reports, it is clear that the 1843-C, Large Date, Plain 4, Liberty Head quarter eagle is much more available than the Small Date variety. Examples of the date are seen from well-worn to at least one Gem. Most of the coins are well worn, and the date becomes increasingly rare in the higher states of preservation. Probably 150 to 200 examples are known for the date and variety. The date is sharply recut. On the reverse, the mintmark is larger than on the Small Date, and it is doubled to the left. Most coins are weakly struck on the central portions of the obverse, sometimes severely so.

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1843 C LARGE DATE $2.5 MS
  GVGFVFXF505355586061626364656667686970
Base $ 850 1000 1400 1725 2375 3200 3550 4000 5175 7300 8600 14000 21750 39000 65000 - - - - -
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NGC GRADE SUMMARY

Total Graded: 206
Low Grade: G
Average Grade: 50
High Grade: 66


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4/30/2007 NGC AU 58   David Lawrence Rare Coins Internet Auction # 137, 142/Lot# 2196 $4,370.00
7/25/2011 NGC AU 53   Teletrade Auction 3107, 3107/Lot# 1803 $2,760.00
1/8/2012 NGC XF 45   GreatCollections GreatCollections Coin Auctions 01/08/2012, 2/Lot# 24179 $1,870.00
5/30/2012 PCGS XF 45   Stack's Bowers The June 2012 Baltimore Auction, 137/Lot# 4147 $1,955.00
9/2/2012 PCGS Genuine XF   Goldberg September 2-5, 2012 The September 2-5, 2012, 70/Lot# 2008 $1,121.25
6/4/2014 NGC Details VF Details  Heritage Auctions 2014 June 4 - 8 US Coins Signature Auction - Long Beach Session(7), 1206/Lot# 9447 $558.13
9/7/2016 PCGS AU 50   Heritage Auctions 2016 September 7 - 11 Long Beach Expo US Coins Signature Auction - Long Beach Session(3), 1239/Lot# 4452 $2,702.50


NGC Registry

NGC Registry Score 1843 C LARGE DATE $2.5 MS
 PrAgGVGFVF4045505355586061626364656667686970
Base147715581707204822852685295831033260344738774512484159227045876810515141200000
150416081821212724182776300631553322359040894622520162967619935011717141200000
000000300631553322359040894622520162967619935011717141200000
000000305532083385373443004731556266718194993312918141200000
1843 C LARGE DATE $2.5 MS Prooflike
 PrAgGVGFVF4045505355586061626364656667686970
Base152615891697212423812585286033653765400843194744519161697258923410945145660000
154716251839221024492677302834983846411244614893551765327917980412152145660000
000000302834983846411244614893551765327917980412152145660000
0000003197363239274215460250425843689585751037513359145660000
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Grade: AU 58
Points: 3877
Owner: Hornets Nest
 
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