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Lot 2399

August Bechtler, 5 DOLLARS CAROLINA, 128 gr. 22 carats. . Breen-7765. PCGS graded AU-50. Housed in an Old Green Holder. Small reverse mark above the A in Carolina. Golden toning with reflective surfaces. Minted after the GEORGIA pieces, the CAROLINA GOLD was struck 1842-46 in three formats, 128 G, 134 G, and 141 G, with all three being rare to extremely rare. Perhaps as few as a dozen to 15 exist in all of Breen-7765. (In 1988, at the time the Breen encyclopedia was published, Breen estimated that only 8 of the 128 G variety were extant!) Pop 3; 6 finer, 4 in 53, 1 in 55, 1 in 61 (PCGS # 10043) .
Estimated Value $8,000 - 9,000.

 
Realized $13,225
 



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