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    Rare, High Grade 1856-D Half Eagle

    1856-D $5 Half Eagle MS60 Accugrade (MS60 Sea Salvaged, Cleaned). The 1856-D is one of the rarest Dahlonega Half Eagles. Some 75 to 85 examples are known, of which 13 to 15 grade AU, and only 2 or 3 are currently accounted for in Mint State. This is a well struck example (as many are) whose surfaces are dull from the abrasive action of sea water as well as from cleaning. (NGC ID# 25UX, PCGS# 8268)

    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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    Auction Dates
    October, 2001
    3rd-6th Wednesday-Saturday
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