PCGS Coin Number: 8198
As is the case with most of the early-issue Liberty Head half eagles, the 1840-D is most often found in the Very Fine to Extremely Fine grade range. About Uncirculated example are quite rare. Legitimate int State coins do exist, but only in very small numbers. The Smithsonian contains three examples, all in various states of About Uncirculated. Some of the finest known coins are from the Duke’s Creek Collection (MS-62) and the Ed Milas Collection of No Motto half eagles. The finest certified example is a single NGC MS-63 that last sold at auction in 2004 for $35,650. All of the 1840-D half eagles are of the narrow-mill variety. Tall D and Short D varieties are known, with the Short D being the scarcer of the two.
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