HT 73       Low 49       MS 64       R-1   

Half Cent of Pure Copper. 1837. Copper. 23.5mm.

The obverse has an eagle similar to the contemporary silver coinage, while the reverse has a closed wreath. Lovely honey-brown color, with smooth surfaces and moderate softness of strike on eagle's shield.

Heritage Numismatic Auctions, 2003 Long Beach Signature Sale 330, lot 9711.

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