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    1862 Half Eagle, Sharply Struck AU55

    1862 $5 AU55 NGC. Only 4,430 Liberty half eagles were struck in 1862. AU55 is the highest grade most collectors will encounter; Mint State examples are extremely rare. Yellow-gold surfaces are tinged with red, and the design elements are sharply struck.
    From the collection of Donald E. Bently, sold for the benefit of the Bently Foundation.(Registry values: P7)

    Coin Index Numbers: (NGC ID# 25VP, PCGS# 8292)

    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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    January, 2014
    8th-12th Wednesday-Sunday
    Bids + Registered Phone Bidders: 10
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