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    Select 1843 Liberty Head Half Eagle
    Rare in MS63, Interesting Die Crack

    1843 $5 MS63 PCGS. From a mintage of 611,205 pieces, the 1843 Liberty Head half eagle is an available date in circulated grades, and Jeff Garrett and Ron Guth estimate a surviving Mint State population of 50-75 pieces. Though only moderately rare in lower Uncirculated grades, the 1843 half eagle is decidedly rare in Select condition. The present coin is a visual treat, with bright reddish-gold surfaces and abundant mint luster. The striking details are sharp throughout, and an interesting die crack bisects the reverse from above the second T in STATES, through the eagle, and down through the V in FIVE. Population: 5 in 63, 3 finer (3/10).(Registry values: P5) (NGC ID# 94FD, PCGS# 8213)

    Weight: 8.36 grams

    Metal: 90% Gold, 10% Copper


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