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    Condition Rarity 1846-O Half Eagle, AU58

    1846-O $5 AU58 NGC. Bass-Dannreuther expound on the importance of this issue in their encyclopedia (2006): "The 1846-O half eagle must be considered a serious condition rarity. Most of the coins found of the date are only Very Fine or Extremely Fine at best. Although the quality of production is adequate, most of the coins are well worn. The 1846-O half eagle is also underpriced in comparison to the other branch-mint issues of the year."
    This orange-gold example is pleasantly well struck and free of any major distractions. A slight semiprooflikeness is observed under the attractive patina of this near-Mint State half eagle. (Registry values: P6) (NGC ID# 25TK, PCGS# 8230)

    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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