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    1909-O Half Eagle, CAC-Approved AU55
    Last New Orleans Gold Coin Issue

    1909-O $5 AU55 NGC. CAC. Variety 1. The New Orleans Mint discontinued coinage operations after 1909, making the 1909-O half eagle the last gold coin produced at the historic facility. In addition, the 1909-O is the only Indian Head half eagle with the popular O mintmark. The issue is always in great demand from mintmark type collectors as well as series enthusiasts.

    This attractive Choice AU example is well-detailed, with just a trace of wear on the devices and some softness on the mintmark from its brief stint in circulation. The light orange-gold surfaces retain much original mint luster and show only minor abrasions. This coin should find a home in a fine collection or type set.
    Ex: Long Beach Signature (Heritage, 5-6/2012), lot 5082.(Registry values: N2998) (NGC ID# 25ZK, PCGS# 8515)

    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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    April, 2017
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