Most of them were beat up and damaged badly. This coin has never been cleaned, it has no scratches, no rim damage, and no discolorations.
You just don't find them like this! This would be the perfect coin for a lowball type set. This is a great original lowball. Never seen in this grade. Most do not end up like this.This is original 150+ year old wear, this was not Home Made. Just imagine all of the incredible stories that this coin has had. Don't miss this opportunity to own a coin you will not see again.
Please contact me if you have any questions. Please contact me for any additional photos of the coin. We pride ourselves in offering you the best positive shopping experience we can. Thank you for all of your business and support! The item "1838 Classic Head Gold Half Eagle $5 NGC AG3 CAC Lowball About Good Lowest POP1" is in sale since Saturday, December 5, 2015.This item is in the category "Coins & Paper Money\Coins\ US\Gold (Pre-1933)\$5, Half Eagle". The seller is "jeffscoins" and is located in Oakton, Virginia. This item can be shipped to United States.