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    1851-D Half Eagle, AU53
    Variety 31-V, Strong Mintmark

    1851-D $5 AU53 NGC. Variety 31-V. The first 1 in the date is fully under the bust tip, and the strong D mintmark is shifted right, its upper curve touching the stem. This example is finer than usually seen for an issue with an average certified grade of XF45. Trivial grade-consistent marks are evident on the honey-gold surfaces that retain traces of luster. Census: 30 in 53, 54 finer (5/20).(Registry values: P3)

    Coin Index Numbers: (NGC ID# 25U7, PCGS# 8248)

    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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    June, 2020
    4th-7th Thursday-Sunday
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