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    1869-S $5 XF45 NGC. Precious few 1869-S Half Eagles have survived from an original mintage of 31,000 pieces, and those that have are apt to grade no finer than VF. Flickers of mint luster are seen in a few of the more protected areas with warm, evenly distributed, orange-gold color throughout. The wear is light, and the overall definition is suitably bold, but a few of the central highpoints do not appear to have been fully struck. Light to moderate abrasions are scattered about, especially in the area between the ribbon motto and the eagle's head and neck. Population: 22 in 45, 32 finer (3/05).(#8318) (Registry values: P3) (NGC ID# 25W8, PCGS# 8318)

    Weight: 8.36 grams

    Metal: 90% Gold, 10% Copper


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    May, 2005
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