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1876-S $5 AU55 NGC. A rare, low mintage S-mint Half Eagle, the '76-S has the second lowest mintage of all S-mint Fives stru...

2006 January Orlando, FL (FUN) Signature Auction #394

 
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Important 1876-S Liberty Half Eagle, AU55 NGC
1876-S $5 AU55 NGC. A rare, low mintage S-mint Half Eagle, the '76-S has the second lowest mintage of all S-mint Fives struck between 1858 and 1876 with only 4,000 pieces produced. The available number of coins is very thin in all grades and AU specimens are of the utmost importance. Showing only a bit of striking softness at the obverse border, the surfaces overall are relatively clean and problem-free with no overly obvious marks on either side. Good amounts of luster remain throughout and bright golden color is seen over both sides. Population: 6 in 55, 4 finer (10/05).(Registry values: P3) (NGC ID# 25WY, PCGS# 8341)

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