Lot #7. 1842 Coronet Cent. N-8. Rarity-1. Large Date. MS-65 BN (NGC).
The April 2008 Chicago Rarities Sale - 4/15/2008
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A pleasing Gem for both type or date purposes, this 1842 Large Date exhibits glossy-copper and steel-brown patina over surfaces that still retain plenty of faded mint-red luster. The steel-brown color is largely confined to the central reverse, that being the only portion of the coin that does not reveal traces of original luster at direct angles. Overall sharply struck, and decidedly free of bothersome abrasions and other blemishes.