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Lot
6660

1879 $5 MS64 NGC....

2004 December Dallas Signature Sale #277

 
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Auction Ended On: Dec 9, 2004
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One of the Finest Known 1879 Half Eagles, MS64
1879 $5 MS64 NGC. While certainly a common coin in the lower grades, high grade examples of this date are very elusive. Only 12 pieces have been so graded by both of the major services with a mere five coins finer (11/04)--this out of an original mintage of 301,920 business strikes. Sharply defined throughout, the surfaces show soft, frosted mint luster and there are no reportable abrasions on either side.(#8348) (Registry values: P3) (NGC ID# 25X7, PCGS# 8348)

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