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    1885-S Half Eagle, MS66
    Only One Coin Numerically Finer at PCGS

    1885-S $5 MS66 PCGS. Frosty, honey-gold luster yields hues of rose and lilac as it illuminates nearly undisturbed, mint-fresh surfaces. A bold strike completes the eye appeal. High-grade examples of the 1885-S are often overlooked by collectors seeking rare dates, due to the availability of lower-grade pieces, but are nonetheless major condition rarities. Population: 4 in 66, 1 finer (12/14).(Registry values: P2) (NGC ID# 2Y7X, PCGS# 8368)

    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, 2015
    7th-12th Wednesday-Monday
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