Photo Denom Date Grade TPG Variety GFRC Rating Price Description Buy
Seated 50C 1842 Seated 50C 1842
Small Date. Large Letters

Small Date, Multi-Color Patina, Choice Original Surfaces, Steely Luster, Wire Rims. Multi-color toning is the highlight of this attractive 1842 Small Date Reverse of 1842 Seated half dollar. All devices are fully struck including high relief stars and deeply impressed eagle feathers and claws. There are partial wire rims on both sides. Bright light inspection exposes the underlying steely luster and shifts the darker toning to light blue and rose shades. Fields are unabraded and pleasing. Housed in newer NGC holder with edge view insert. Last auction appearance record is Febuary 2015 where this piece realized $2585.