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    Low Mintage Choice XF 1862 Five

    1862 $5 XF45 PCGS. Although the Philadelphia Mint struck more than 1 million gold dollars in 1862, the half eagle denomination was neglected. Only 4,430 pieces were struck, excluding 35 proofs. The issue went into circulation, since PCGS has certified two coins as VF25, and only one piece as Mint State. This is an original sun-gold example with noticeable remaining luster and no obvious marks. Rare date Philadelphia Liberty gold is presently undervalued relative to other series. Population: 8 in 45, 13 finer (3/09).(Registry values: P7) (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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    Apr-May, 2009
    29th-3rd Wednesday-Sunday
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