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    1847 $5 Half Eagle MS 62 ICG. Boldly defined and lustrous with light abrasions. The sizeable original mintage of 915,981 pieces is very misleading as this Type One issue is quite rare in all Mint State grades. (NGC ID# 25TL, PCGS# 8231)

    Weight: 8.36 grams

    Metal: 90% Gold, 10% Copper


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    Auction Dates
    February, 2001
    22nd-24th Thursday-Saturday
    Bids + Registered Phone Bidders: 16
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