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    1860-S $5 XF45 NGC. Ex: The John Stimson, Sr. Collection, Part Two. The 1860-S is even rarer than implied by its mintage of 21,200 pieces, since no one collected such pieces on the West Coast until the 1890s. This is an original apricot-gold half eagle with pleasing surfaces and considerable luster. The usual blending of detail on Liberty's hair and the eagle's neck is principally due to the strike. Census: 13 in 45, 24 finer (8/13).
    Ex: Stack's, 10/91, lot 1872; Long Beach Signature (Heritage, 2/2008), lot 2550.(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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    September, 2013
    25th-29th Wednesday-Sunday
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