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Near-Mint 1879-CC Half Eagle
Rare Issue in Higher Grades

1879-CC $5 AU58 NGC. The 1879-CC half eagle boasts a small mintage of 17,281 pieces, and experts estimate a surviving population of just 200-250 examples in all grades. The issue is rare in AU58, and only six specimens have been certified in higher numeric grades by NGC and PCGS combined (6/10). The present coin is sharply struck and shows only the slightest evidence of wear. The pleasing rose-gold surfaces are lustrous and free of serious distractions.(Registry values: P3) (NGC ID# 25X8, PCGS# 8349)

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Auction Dates
July, 2010
8th-11th
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