1842-O $5 AU55 PCGS CAC - Paradime Coins US Coins For Sale
1842-O $5 AU55 PCGS CAC - Paradime Coins US Coins For Sale
1842-O $5 AU55 PCGS CAC - Paradime Coins US Coins For Sale
1842-O $5 AU55 PCGS CAC - Paradime Coins US Coins For Sale

1842-O $5 AU55 PCGS CAC

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Some dates are special, but all 1842-O pieces are very rare. From an original mintage of just 16,400 there are an estimated survival of just 60 known pieces in all grades. A survival rate of 0.365%. 1842-O $5 is the second rarest after 1847-O $5, but was heavily circulated hence the low survival rate. If that doesn’t speak volumes then in comps since 1999 in any pcgs grade higher than xf45 there have just been 2 sales in the past 21 years - one in au50 for $8,813 and one in au53 all the way back in 2003. There is one pcgs unc that is locked up and the offered example is tied with another pcgs au55 for the second pcgs graded finest example. The only real comp is a ngc ms60 that sold in 2005 for $19,550. The present example is well struck for the data, though has sign of some wear. The reverse feather tips has some toning and appears almost fire like

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