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    Lovely Near-Gem 1898-S Half Eagle MS64 PCGS

    1898-S $5 MS64 PCGS. The 1898-S is a more difficult Half Eagle in the better grades of Mint State. This coin exhibits vibrant color and luster, as is often found on this S-mint issue. Lovely variegated green and pink-orange colors are displayed on each side. A few small nicks are evident in the fields, and there are two faint pinscratches on the obverse, but these may be too slight to see without magnification. Perhaps conservatively graded as a near-Gem. Population: 18 in 64, 4 finer (4/03). (NGC ID# 25YR, PCGS# 8397)

    Weight: 8.36 grams

    Metal: 90% Gold, 10% Copper


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    July, 2003
    26th-30th Saturday-Wednesday
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