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    Rare MS64 1878 Half Eagle

    1878 $5 MS64 PCGS. Frosty and brilliant. Most design features are boldly and deeply defined including the obverse stars, all of which show their radials. The eagle's plumage and claw details are also sharp. Despite a fairly generous mintage of 131,740 pieces, David Akers, a pioneer in the study of 19th-century gold rarities, writes that the 1878 is "moderately scarce in strictly Uncirculated condition" and that "Gems . . . are seldom seen." This testimony is borne out by the population data for the issue which shows that MS64 examples rank as important condition rarities. Population: 6 in 64, 5 finer (5/05).(#8345) (Registry values: P3) (NGC ID# 25X4, PCGS# 8345)

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    Auction Dates
    June, 2005
    2nd-3rd Thursday-Friday
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    The marketing was exceptional from the photos to the ads in Civil War Times and North South Trader for the cross over people!!! I have had many emails from my Civil War collecting fraternity that saw these and I saw them at the national show in Nashville/Franklin in early December.
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