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    Desirable 1853 Arms of California
    Fifty Cent, BG-435, MS63

    1853 50C Arms of California 50 Cents, BG-435, Low R.5, MS63 NGC. Although this variety is relatively common among fractional gold pieces, the design is extremely popular with collectors, including novices and advanced specialists. The obverse features Eureka looking over the fields of gold, and the reverse has an eagle resembling that on the massive fifty dollar octagonal slugs. Light yellow gold with hints of green and violet toning. (NGC ID# 2BKU, PCGS# 10471)

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

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    Auction Dates
    May, 2009
    28th-31st Thursday-Sunday
    Bids + Registered Phone Bidders: 8
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