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    1879-CC Five Dollar, XF45
    Appealing in Every Respect

    1879-CC $5 XF45 PCGS. Variety 1-A. This green and reddish-gold Carson City half eagle enjoys strong detail on the curls, stars, and talons despite moderate friction. Luster shines from the peripheral areas. A scattering of small field marks appear over each side, but none of them are of any singular importance. As double eagle and eagle output fell at the Carson City Mint in 1879, half eagle production rose to 17,281 coins. An appealing example in all respects. Population: 21 in 45, 79 finer (2/17).
    From The R. Thayer Sheets Yorktown Collection.(Registry values: P3) (NGC ID# 25X8, PCGS# 8349)

    Weight: 8.36 grams

    Metal: 90% Gold, 10% Copper


    Learn more at the Newman Numismatic Portal at Washington University in St. Louis.

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    April, 2017
    4th-6th Tuesday-Thursday
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