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    1846 Half Eagle, Semiprooflike MS61
    Scarcer Small Date Variety

    1846 $5 Small Date MS61 NGC. The Small Date 1846 half eagle is far scarcer in Mint State than its Large Date counterpart, rarely seen in any such grade. This piece is brightly lustrous with semiprooflike fields. No major abrasions are present, only light chatter which is revealed when studied with a loupe. The stars are sharp, although slight weakness appears on the hair curls around Liberty's face, and on the eagle's neck and arrow fletchings. Census: 7 in 61, 4 finer (8/15).(Registry values: P6) (NGC ID# 25TF, PCGS# 88226)

    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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    Oct-Nov, 2015
    29th-1st Thursday-Sunday
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