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The Moby Dick of cuds....the Harpooned Whale 1831 Large Cent!

RLSnapperRLSnapper Posts: 522 ✭✭✭✭✭

This is the most well known cud of the entire Middle Date Large Cent series. I was able to pick up this nice example yesterday.

This is an example of the terminal state of the cud. Not my coin.

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    johnny9434johnny9434 Posts: 27,514 ✭✭✭✭✭

    Cool education pieces 😎

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    Walkerguy21DWalkerguy21D Posts: 11,150 ✭✭✭✭✭
    edited March 11, 2024 5:16PM

    I remember seeing one at our local monthly show in a tray of large cents at a dealer table some years ago for $25.
    I made a mental note to research it, which I did after I got home, and decided I needed to get it. But at the next show it was gone!

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    kazkaz Posts: 9,067 ✭✭✭✭✭

    now that's pretty cool.

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    lkeneficlkenefic Posts: 7,829 ✭✭✭✭✭

    Nice! B)

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    BustDMsBustDMs Posts: 1,574 ✭✭✭✭✭

    I kinda like this four star cud. Percentage wise it is larger than the cent.

    Both are still very neat!

    There are some great bust quarter and draped bust half cuds. Come on folks, let’s see them!

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    crazyhounddogcrazyhounddog Posts: 13,816 ✭✭✭✭✭

    Pretty cool alright B)

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