Goldberg Coins and Collectibles

Sale 5

The Dr. Jon Kardatzke Coin Collection, Parts 2 and 3

Half Cents
Lot Photo Description Realized
Lot 37
  1800 Draped Bust Half Cent. 2 over 0, second reverse, C-2, struck over an off-center Large Cent. Sharpness of VF-20 but porous and with moderate scratches. There is clear evidence of the large cent visible near the F of OF, which shows a large S from the large cent, and evidence of dentils are still visible in the devices on the wreath nearby. There appears to be some overstriking evidence on the obverse below Liberty's chin and in the field nearby, but not enough for us to make out design elements from the large cent. Unfortunately, there are some dull scrapes on Liberty, and moderate scratches on the reverse, especially at the center. As is normal for the issue, the surfaces are porous, not deep or offending, but lightly rough on both sides. 1802 Half Cents are occasionally found with large cent undertypes, so collectors would be wise to carefully look their coins over for any evidence of undertype. Worth inspecting and a coin that will probably be an affordable example of an early piece of mint history.
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Lot 38
  1829 Classic Head Half Cent. NGC graded MS-61 Brown. Milk-chocolate colored and glossy.
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Lot 39
  1832 Classic Head Half Cent. VF-35. Pleasing chocolate surfaces and real sharp! Together with an 1892-S Barber quarter in AU-58, another nice piece which has most of its luster, fresh surfaces, and only a few little marks (most notably a small scratch between Stars 7 and 8). Nice lot here! Total of 2 coins.
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