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    1879 Liberty Half Eagle, PR64
    Low Mintage, 30 Examples Struck

    1879 $5 PR64 PCGS. The 1879 proof Liberty half eagle is a great rarity in the series, from a minuscule mintage of just 30 pieces. Jeff Garrett and Ron Guth estimate fewer than 10 examples survive in all grades, and this specimen is the finest specimen graded by PCGS outside the Cameo designation (5/11).
    The present coin possesses incredible eye appeal, with vivid greenish-gold fields and highlights of lighter rose color on the rims and central devices. All design elements display needle-sharp details, and the deeply mirrored fields exhibit minimal signs of contact.(Registry values: P4) (NGC ID# 28CG, PCGS# 8474)

    Weight: 8.36 grams

    Metal: 90% Gold, 10% Copper


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    June, 2011
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