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Half Eagle 1839 - 1861 Liberty Head 1839 - 1861
Diameter: 21.6 millimeters
Weight: 129 grains Fineness: .900
Edge: Reeded Designer: Christian Gobrecht

1846-D/D
D over D Mintmark
Mintage: Part of 80,294

The 1846-D/D half eagle is a very popular variety within the Dahlonega series because of the ability to see the D over D mintmark with the naked eye. The surfaces and the strike on this date are average in quality. Luster and coloration (green-gold to intense coppery orange-gold) can be above average when compared to the 1846-D. The frosty luster seen on this date is often superb. Most high grade, problem free specimens of the 1846-D/D half eagle have above average eye appeal. Less than 145 specimens exist with fewer than 11% being Mint State.

PCGS MS 62


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