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    1853-D Liberty Half Eagle, MS61
    Variety 29-V, Large D

    1853-D $5 Large D MS61 PCGS. CAC. Variety 29-V. Large D free of the stem and feather. The 1853-D Liberty half eagle is an available date in the context of the series, from a mintage of 89,678 pieces. The date is scarce in higher AU grades, and Mint State examples are rare. Doug Winter estimates 275-325 examples are extant in all grades, with 15-20 coins in Mint State.
    The present coin is an attractive Mint State specimen, with lustrous orange-gold surfaces. The design elements are sharply detailed, except for a touch of softness on the star centers and the eagle's claws. Population: 7 in 61, 14 finer (7/11).(Registry values: P1) (NGC ID# 25UF, PCGS# 8255)

    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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