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    Impressive AU 1860-S Liberty Half Eagle

    1860-S $5 AU53 PCGS. This is an extremely important offering, with higher quality examples of this date seldom appearing for sale. In fact, PCGS has only graded five examples at this numeric grade level or finer. Walter Breen once stated that this issue is actually unobtainable in grades better than XF! Like most other San Francisco Mint gold issues from this era, examples immediately entered circulation and became quite worn, if they survived at all. This example has considerable luster with attractive light yellow color. The surfaces are remarkably clean, with only a few minor abrasions. A splendid example for the advanced collector. Population: 2 in 53, 3 finer (4/06).(Registry values: P7) (NGC ID# 25VJ, PCGS# 8287)

    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
    June, 2006
    1st-3rd Thursday-Saturday
    Bids + Registered Phone Bidders: 6
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