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    1853 Arms of California Half Dollar, AU58
    BG-435 'Eureka-Humbert Eagle' Pairing

    1853 50C Arms of California 50 Cents, BG-435, Low R.5, AU58 PCGS. A famous and popular variety within the fractional gold series, depicting the Arms of California on one side and an eagle vaguely reminiscent of the Humbert-Assay Office octagonal fifty dollar coins of 1851. The BG-435 mark the only appearances of either die within the California fractional series, by an unknown maker (although the Jay Roe Collection catalog notes "possibly by Braverman and Levy"). This beautiful amber-gold piece boasts rich luster and appears quite close to Uncirculated. Population: 9 in 58, 37 finer (5/15). (NGC ID# 2BKU, PCGS# 10471)

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    June, 2015
    4th-7th Thursday-Sunday
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