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    1851-D $5 VF25 PCGS Secure. Variety 31-W. This "is one of the rarest half eagles from the Dahlonega Mint," according to Winter. The facility struck 62,710 pieces, and fewer than 200 are believed extant. Red-gold surfaces exhibit myriad abrasions and a combination of strike softness and friction on the devices. This remains a collectible, problem-free example of an otherwise difficult issue.(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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    December, 2018
    13th-14th Thursday-Friday
    Bids + Registered Phone Bidders: 13
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