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    1908 Half Eagle, MS64
    Transitional Indian Design

    1908 $5 MS64 PCGS. The first year of the Indian design, with a mintage of 577,845 coins. This distinctive design, popular today, had less popularity at the time of their first issue. It was said that the recessed design capture dirt and germs, spreading disease. The popular TV show, Mythbusters, could have done an episode. This Choice Mint State piece has brilliant, satiny yellow luster with trivial marks. An excellent candidate for first-year type collectors.(Registry values: N2998) (NGC ID# 28DE, PCGS# 8510)

    Weight: 8.36 grams

    Metal: 90% Gold, 10% Copper


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