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    1929 Half Eagle, XF Sharpness
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    1929 $5 -- Mount Removed -- PCGS Genuine. XF Details. The 1929 half eagle has a higher mintage than its quarter eagle counterpart, but the latter was issued in bag quantity by the Treasury. Most 1929 fives never left Treasury vaults until they were melted following the 1933 Gold Recall. The present example survived as a jewelry piece displaying the reverse, which is bright from cleaning and displays myriad tiny marks. The obverse is whizzed and formerly mounted near 12 o'clock. The BE in LIBERTY is re-engraved and nearby letters and design elements are strengthened. A few scratches are noted near the date.(Registry values: N2998) (NGC ID# 28E2, PCGS# 8533)

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    August, 2013
    8th-10th Thursday-Saturday
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    Due completely to Heritage's thoroughly diligent and professional management and promotion of the collection, the faraday Collection stirred national attention among numismatists and the auction results brought a gross value greater than that last estimated by the experienced collector.
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