The new designs of 1834 had the weights and diameter reduced with the price of gold making previous year gold coinages worth more than face value. The smaller size denoted the change and the changes were meant to encourage circulation This classic design is a popular gold type, as it only lasted four years before U. Numismatics succumbed to Christian Gobrecht's influence. Presented is a beautiful 1834 transitional type example with strong luster and clean surfaces for the grade.This example has intense luster in and around the stars with sharp strike throughout. A likely cabinet piece that has been cherished since the early 19th century. Return posting costs will be at your expense. Please check this listing page carefully as the answer is usually there. The item "1834 $5 Classic-Plain 4 Classic Head Half Eagle PCGS MS61 (CAC)" is in sale since Sunday, February 10, 2019. This item is in the category "Coins & Paper Money\Coins\ US\Gold (Pre-1933)\$5, Half Eagle". The seller is "pinnaclerarities" and is located in Olympia, Washington.
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