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    1877 Half Eagle, AU50
    Only 1,132 Struck

    1877 $5 AU50 NGC. The 1877 half eagle had one of the lowest mintages of the series (only 1,132 coins), outpaced only by the ultra rare 1875 and the legendary 1854-S, and is appropriately elusive in all grades. This lightly circulated example displays rich orange-gold patina with substantial prooflike mirroring remaining in the fields. No major abrasions are present, and the eye appeal is exceptional. Census: 2 in 50, 22 finer (6/14).(Registry values: P3) (NGC ID# 25WZ, PCGS# 8342)

    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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    Auction Dates
    August, 2014
    5th-9th Tuesday-Saturday
    Bids + Registered Phone Bidders: 9
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