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    1909-O Half Eagle, XF45
    Heralded New Orleans Key

    1909-O $5 XF45 PCGS. Few 20th century gold issues across all denominations are as famous as the 1909-O, the New Orleans Mint's swan song in coining operations. Only 34,200 half eagles were struck at the Louisiana facility in 1909. All examples are highly sought-after, regardless of condition but especially in the finer circulated grades. A trace of friction graces each side of this orange-gold Choice XF key date. Design detail is strong. Scattered abrasions do not detract.(Registry values: N1793) (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
    February, 2017
    16th-19th Thursday-Sunday
    Bids + Registered Phone Bidders: 7
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