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AU 1856-C Five Dollar
Bright Peripheral Luster

1856-C $5 AU50 PCGS. Variety 1. Mintages at Charlotte dwindled after 1852, as California gold was increasingly coined at San Francisco instead of shipped East in ingot form. Substantial semi-prooflike luster beckons from the borders and devices of this lightly abraded sun-gold half eagle. Minor mint-made strike-throughs affect the date area and the field beneath the left (facing) wing. Housed in an old green label holder. Population: 16 in 50, 32 finer (9/11).(Registry values: P4) (NGC ID# 25UW, PCGS# 8267)

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October, 2011
13th-16th Thursday-Sunday
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