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    Smooth AU 1859-C Half Eagle

    1859-C $5 AU50 NGC. Variety 1. A lightly circulated straw-gold example of this scarce Southern branch issue. The surfaces are luminous and minimally marked. All 1859-C fives, regardless of grade, show blurry definition on a majority of the eagle, due to an improperly annealed reverse die. It is curious that Charlotte continued to use the lower quality reverse die when others from prior years were presumably available.(Registry values: P4) (NGC ID# 25VC, PCGS# 8281)

    Weight: 8.36 grams

    Metal: 90% Gold, 10% Copper


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    March, 2013
    21st-24th Thursday-Sunday
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