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    Select 1849-C Half Eagle

    1849-C $5 MS63 NGC. Variety 12-F. Although only 64,823 pieces were struck, the 1849-C is regarded as among the most common issues from the Charlotte Mint. However, the vast majority of survivors are in VF to AU grades and are often found impaired. Select Mint State pieces are extremely rare, and are far fewer in number than is required to satisfy the voracious demand from specialists of this antebellum southern branch mint. This crisply struck piece is nearly devoid of planchet flaws, and Liberty's cheek in particular is beautifully preserved. A few moderate marks in the obverse field are typical for the grade. The radial die crack (as made) from the left edge of the U in UNITED is present, and is the usual die state of the variety. Population: 3 in 63, 3 finer (9/04).(#8241) (Registry values: P3) (NGC ID# C5XD, PCGS# 8241)

    Weight: 8.36 grams

    Metal: 90% Gold, 10% Copper


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    November, 2004
    4th-6th Thursday-Saturday
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