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    Appealing Near-Mint 1861-S Two and a Half

    1861-S $2 1/2 AU58 NGC. The quarter eagle mintage in San Francisco at the outset of the Civil War was only 24,000 coins, and few Mint State survivors are known. This near-Mint piece displays some moderate strike weakness on the central reverse, but there are few singular abrasions. The overall eye appeal more than compensates, with muted prooflikeness over orange-gold centers complementing reddish-tinged margins. Census: 20 in 58, 6 finer (3/09).(Registry values: P2) (NGC ID# 25JY, PCGS# 7795)

    Weight: 4.18 grams

    Metal: 90% Gold, 10% Copper


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    Apr-May, 2009
    28th-3rd Tuesday-Sunday
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