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    1859-C Half Eagle, AU50
    Minimally Abraded

    1859-C $5 AU50 PCGS. Variety 1. This Charlotte half eagle issue of middle availability becomes very scarce in AU50 and rare in the upper About Uncirculated grade levels. As always, detail is much stronger on the obverse than the reverse, where a strike-through is seen from the second S in STATES to the eagle's head. Abrasions are fairly minor over olive-gold surfaces, save for a rim nick above star 8. From a mintage of 31,847 coins.(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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    Auction Dates
    February, 2018
    22nd-27th Thursday-Tuesday
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