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1851 $50 RE Humbert Fifty Dollar, 880 Thous. AU53 NGC. K-5, Low R.5. Bright yellow-gold with traces of luster in the protec...

2005 September Long Beach Signature Auction #384

 
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Delightful High Grade 1851 880 Thous. Humbert $50 Slug
1851 $50 RE Humbert Fifty Dollar, 880 Thous. AU53 NGC. K-5, Low R.5. Bright yellow-gold with traces of luster in the protected areas. This is a well struck, appealing coin that would be a prize for any collector to purchase. Far fewer handling nicks and dents than usual for these, and most of the wording and devices are clear and survived limited circulation. We note some minor planchet fissures near the left obverse rim and these are also seen on the reverse with a loupe. The usual heavy dents are absent from the corners, which greatly adds to the appeal. An exciting coin that combines history, quality and rarity.(#10211) (PCGS# 10211)

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