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    1856-O $5 VF35 PCGS. A greenish-gold example of this rare date New Orleans Five. The strike is not full on the eagle's neck and Liberty's hair bun, but wear is moderate and only a few minor contact marks are present. A mere 10,000 pieces were struck, and survivors are rarely encountered in any grade. Population: 4 in 35, 38 finer (10/04).(#8269) (Registry values: P7)

    Coin Index Numbers: (NGC ID# 25UY, PCGS# 8269)

    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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    Auction Dates
    November, 2004
    4th-6th Thursday-Saturday
    Bids + Registered Phone Bidders: 11
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