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    1872 Half Eagle in Aluminum
    Judd-1244, PR66 Cameo

    1872 $5 Five Dollar, Judd-1244, Pollock-1386, High R.7, PR66 Cameo PCGS. Ex: Simpson. The regular-issue dies for an 1872 half eagle. Struck in aluminum with a reeded edge. Aluminum and copper variants of the 1872 five dollar exist, but merely three or four examples of each are known, according to USPatterns.com. This is only the third time since the establishment of our Permanent Auction Archive in 1993 that we have handled an example of Judd-1244, and the two previous occasions were represented by the same coin. This distinct Premium Gem Cameo from the Bob R. Simpson Collection is absolutely brilliant with thickly frosted devices set against mirrorlike fields.

    Coin Index Numbers: (PCGS# 522742)


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    Auction Dates
    April, 2021
    22nd-25th Thursday-Sunday
    Bids + Registered Phone Bidders: 13
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