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    1851 Humbert Fifty, XF Details
    880 Thous., K-5

    1851 $50 RE Humbert Fifty Dollar, Reeded Edge, 880 Thous. -- Ex-Jewelry -- PCGS Genuine. XF Details. K-5, R.5. No 50 on Reverse. The K-5 Humbert fifty dollar design with reeded edge is easily distinguished from the 1852 U.S. Assay Office coins of the same denomination by the word AUGUSTUS in the lower-left lateral of the octagon, just up from the date 1851. This piece retains much of the essential appeal of this iconic design, but the edges show evidence of filing and smoothing from the removal of jewelry mounts, and a graffitied "1" appears left of the eagle's neck. Scattered ticks and marks elsewhere are as expected. The current PCGS holder is badly cracked on the front and less so on the back, although it appears to retain basic structural integrity. Listed on page 385 of the 2016 Guide Book.

    Coin Index Numbers: (NGC ID# 6J5L, PCGS# 10211)


    Learn more at the Newman Numismatic Portal at Washington University in St. Louis.

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    Auction Dates
    August, 2015
    12th-16th Wednesday-Sunday
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