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    Luminous 1871-S Half Eagle, AU50

    1871-S $5 AU50 NGC. Despite its mintage of 25,000 pieces, the 1871-S half eagle, like almost all the other San Francisco half eagles of the decade, is elusive in any grade. This lightly worn yellow-gold example, which possesses a strike worthy of the Dahlonega Mint, has wheat accents and traces of luster associated with the luminous surfaces. Aside from the usual handling marks, this piece has a distinctive sinusoidal flaw that crosses the lower bust. Census: 10 in 50, 48 finer (5/09).
    From The Kiawah Collection.(Registry values: P3) (NGC ID# 25WE, PCGS# 8324)


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    July, 2009
    9th-12th Thursday-Sunday
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