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    1862 $10 AU50 PCGS. Only 10,995 pieces were minted and few have survived. This date is scarce in any condition, being much more difficult as the grade rises. Most known specimens grade either VF or XF. The AU50 piece offered here has honey-gold surfaces that reveal traces of luster in the protected areas. The design features are fairly sharp, though the hair above Liberty's ear is a touch soft. Tiny contact marks are scattered over each side, but the coin still displays decent eye appeal. Population: 10 in 50, 17 finer (3/05).(#8635) (Registry values: N2998) (NGC ID# 2649, PCGS# 8635)

    Weight: 16.72 grams

    Metal: 90% Gold, 10% Copper


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    May, 2005
    4th-7th Wednesday-Saturday
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