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    1906 $5 PR 64 PCGS. This is a dazzling proof example with watery fields and fantastic golden-orange coloration. Unlike many proof gold half eagles of this decade, the devices are notably frosted, producing a slight cameo appearance. A few minor patches of hairlines are present and prevent a Gem designation. It is estimated that approximately 60 proof half eagles from this issue remain extant, out of an original mintage of just 85 pieces. Many, however, are impaired to one degree or another, and few compare in technical merit or aesthetic quality to this specimen. (NGC ID# 28DC, PCGS# 8501)

    Weight: 8.36 grams

    Metal: 90% Gold, 10% Copper


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    October, 2000
    4th Wednesday
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    The marketing was exceptional from the photos to the ads in Civil War Times and North South Trader for the cross over people!!! I have had many emails from my Civil War collecting fraternity that saw these and I saw them at the national show in Nashville/Franklin in early December.
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