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    Choice Uncirculated 1812 Half Eagle

    1812 $5 MS64 PCGS. Wide 5D, Breen-6466, B. 1-B, Miller-118, R.3. A lovely near-Gem that has extensive frosty luster and pleasing surfaces. An abundant amount of golden-orange patina overlays each side in a somewhat variegated fashion. Well struck except for the eagle's neck and left wing, there is a raised curved die line on the shield, which is present on all known examples. The obverse dies are perfect, and the cheek is quite smooth. The final star has a jagged lower right point, which is widely believed to be the signature of Mint engraver John Reich. Population: 38 in 64, 5 finer (4/05).(#8112) (Registry values: P2) (NGC ID# 42AM, PCGS# 8112)

    Weight: 8.75 grams

    Metal: 91.67% Gold, 8.33% Copper


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    May, 2005
    4th-7th Wednesday-Saturday
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