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    1850 Mormon Five Dollar, K-5
    XF Sharpness

    1850 $5 Mormon Five Dollar -- Cleaned -- NGC Details. XF. K-5, High R.5. Mormons participated in the California Gold Rush, and when they returned to Utah, they carried gold dust with them. A mint was established in Salt Lake City, and the pieces struck there were sanctioned by local leaders. The second-year Mormon five shows the Eye of Providence on the obverse, and clasped hands on the reverse. The initials of the upper reverse legend abbreviate Great Salt Lake City Pure Gold. The present straw-gold example shows less wear than the XF designation implies, though the strike is soft on the lower right quadrant of the dated side. A few freckles of rose-red toning are present across slightly bright surfaces. Listed on page 413 of the 2021 Guide Book.

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