Skip to main content
Go to accessibility notice

    Description

    1878-CC Half Eagle, AU50
    Low Mintage and Survival Rate

    1878-CC $5 AU50 NGC. Variety 1-A. A single set of dies was used in the production of 9,054 half eagles at the Carson City Mint in 1878. Many of those coins entered into circulation out West, contributing to the issue's high attrition rate and leaving collectors with probably fewer than 100 representatives to potentially add to their collections.

    This is a problem-free About Uncirculated 1878-CC five dollar with orange-gold color and a trace of field reflectivity. Every element of the design remains bold considering time spent in the channels of commerce. There are a handful of rim marks and a graze on Liberty's neck, but generally speaking eye appeal is impressive. Census: 6 in 50, 19 finer (11/19).
    From The "So Cal" Collection. (Registry values: P3) (NGC ID# 25X5, PCGS# 8346)

    Weight: 8.36 grams

    Metal: 90% Gold, 10% Copper


    Learn more at the Newman Numismatic Portal at Washington University in St. Louis.

    View all of [The "So Cal" Collection ]

    Auction Info

    Auction Dates
    January, 2020
    8th-12th Wednesday-Sunday
    Bids + Registered Phone Bidders: 9
    Lot Tracking Activity: N/A
    Page Views: 193

    Buyer's Premium per Lot:
    20% of the successful bid (minimum $19) per lot.

    Sold for: Sign-in or Join (free & quick)

    Heritage membership

    Join Now - It's Free

    VIEW BENEFITS
    1. Past Auction Values (prices, photos, full descriptions, etc.)
    2. Bid online
    3. Free Collector newsletter
    4. Want List with instant e-mail notifications
    5. Reduced auction commissions when you resell your
      winnings 
    Consign now
    • Cash Advances
    • More Bidders
    • Trusted Experts
    • Over 200,000 Satisfied Consignors Since 1976
    Only 15 days left to consign to the 2020 June 4 - 8 Long Beach Expo US Coins Signature Auction - Long Beach!

    Learn about consigning with us

    I have been very pleased with the quality of coins offered and the efficiency and courtesy of your staff.
    M.H. ,
    Swarthmore, PA
    View More Testimonials

    HA.com receives more traffic than any other auction house website. (Source: Similarweb.com)

    Video tutorial

    Getting the most out of search