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    1913-S Five Dollar, MS63
    A Strike and Condition Rarity

    1913-S $5 MS63 PCGS. CAC. The 1913-S Indian half eagle is among the most elusive series issues at the Gem and near-Gem levels. A few more examples are available in the lower Mint State grades than previously, owing to the several examples being found in overseas hoards in the past several years. The present Select coin offers a superior strike, putting it in the distinct minority for this poorly impressed date. The mintmark is sharply struck, as well, again unusual for the issue. The only area of noticeable weakness is on the lowest headdress feather on the obverse. Bright, sparkling mint frost gleams from surfaces that display only a few scattered abrasions consistent with the grade, mostly in the left reverse field. The light reddish-gold coloration is both pleasing and typical. Population: 44 in 63, 16 finer (3/11).(Registry values: N4719) (NGC ID# 25ZP, PCGS# 8526)

    Weight: 8.36 grams

    Metal: 90% Gold, 10% Copper


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    Apr-May, 2011
    27th-1st Wednesday-Sunday
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