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    1860-C Five Dollar, AU53
    Bold Obverse Definition

    1860-C $5 AU53 NGC. Variety 1. The obverse shows full star radials and bold detail on Liberty's portrait, while the eagle is typically incomplete, caused by an improperly annealed reverse die. Strike doubling occurs on the date, which Winter and Breen have erroneously classified as a distinct variety. Yellow-gold surfaces are lightly abraded. From a mintage of 14,813 coins, an estimated 150 to 200 pieces survive.(Registry values: P4) (NGC ID# B2AC, PCGS# 8285)

    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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    January, 2020
    8th-12th Wednesday-Sunday
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