14 December 2000
$5, 1838 Breen-6515. Small Arrows, Large 5. EF-40 (PCGS). Dark yellow gold surfaces. Pleasing quality for the grade. The final two years of Classic Head half eagles, 1837 and 1838, are much scarcer than earlier issues.
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