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    Choice XF 1860-S Five Dollar

    1860-S $5 XF45 NGC. 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. Expect a strong bid to take this lot. Census: 19 in 45, 25 finer (12/07).
    Ex: Stack's, 10/91, lot 1872.
    From The John Stimson, Sr. Collection, Part Two.(Registry values: P7) (NGC ID# 25VJ, PCGS# 8287)

    Weight: 8.36 grams

    Metal: 90% Gold, 10% Copper


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    Auction Dates
    February, 2008
    14th-16th Thursday-Saturday
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