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    1859-C Five Dollar, Appealing AU50

    1859-C $5 AU50 NGC. Variety 2. A moderately scarce About Uncirculated example of this popular Charlotte issue, showing good sharpness on the obverse and straw-gold coloration overall. The reverse eagle is indistinctly detailed due to an improperly annealed die. A linear planchet depression (mint made) connects the eagle's head to the right base of the final S in STATES. The surfaces are free of major abrasions.
    From The Bayside Collection. Consignor's Note: No coins in The Bayside Collection were submitted to NGC or PCGS for regrading or crossover since the coins were originally purchased by the consignor. (Registry values: P4) (NGC ID# 25VC, PCGS# 8281)

    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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    February, 2018
    22nd-27th Thursday-Tuesday
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