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    Mint State 1911-D Half Eagle
    Challenging Low-Mintage Issue

    1911-D $5 MS61 NGC. CAC. Like its more famous quarter eagle counterpart, the 1911-D Indian half eagle is a low-mintage key, with a reported production total of 72,500 pieces. In absolute terms, the 1911-D is the second-rarest business-strike Indian half eagle, trailing only the elusive 1909-O. Even in lower Mint State grades, the 1911-D is difficult to locate, and series enthusiasts prize any example of this challenging date. The present coin is a pleasing MS61 specimen, with well-detailed design elements and a bold mintmark. The light orange-gold surfaces retain much original mint luster, with a few hints of rose color. Only minor contact marks are evident, the worst being a few scratches in the reverse field near UNITED. Census: 83 in 61, 94 finer (4/12).(Registry values: N2998) (NGC ID# 28DR, PCGS# 8521)

    Weight: 8.36 grams

    Metal: 90% Gold, 10% Copper


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