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    1909-O Half Eagle, AU55
    Partially Lustrous and Attractive

    1909-O $5 AU55 NGC. Clear mintmark. Light high-point wear leaves this Choice AU example with elements of original straw-gold luster in the recesses and some areas of the fields. There are no heavy abrasions and detail is bold. This key-date New Orleans issue is occasionally available for a price, although there is never a lack of demand. Recent offerings of AU55 pieces have easily surpassed $15,000 at auction. This is one of the preferred collecting grades for the issue, as Mint State examples are prohibitively expensive for most Indian half eagle enthusiasts. The present example will fit in well with an otherwise Mint State date and mintmark collection.(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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    Auction Dates
    November, 2017
    2nd-4th Thursday-Saturday
    Bids + Registered Phone Bidders: 12
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