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    Lightly Circulated 1877 Half Eagle, AU
    Mintage 1,132 Coins

    1877 $5 AU50 PCGS. The surfaces are semiprooflike and show only light wear on this AU 1877 half, an attractive survivor from the tiny mintage of only 1,132 business strikes plus 20 proofs. (The eagle had an even-smaller production of 797 coins for circulation.) Contact marks are few and scattered, and the strike is bold if not quite full. An appealing example of this intriguing issue.(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
    October, 2012
    18th-21st Thursday-Sunday
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