14 December 2000
$2½, 1846-O EF-45 (PCGS). Light yellow gold. A nice example of this New Orleans Mint variety.
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This is the only example of this issue certified by PCGS as part of the S.S. Central America treasure. Minor recutting of date elements may be seen within the digits 4 and 6.
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