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    1840-C Five Dollar, AU55
    Outstanding Color and Surfaces

    1840-C $5 AU55 NGC. Variety 2. A scarce date with only 125 to 150 pieces known, the 1840-C half eagle is an important rarity in the upper AU grades and Mint State. This Choice AU representative displays original orange-gold patina with a hint of reflectivity in the fields. The eagle's talons are soft, but the strike is otherwise bold. Surface chatter is minimal for the issue. Census: 13 in 55, 22 finer (7/16).
    From The Twelve Oaks Collection.(Registry values: P5) (NGC ID# 25VD, PCGS# 8196)

    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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    September, 2016
    9th-12th Friday-Monday
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