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    PCGS 1849 Oregon Exchange Co. Five-Dollar AU 53. This is one of the highest graded Oregon pieces we have ever seen. The surfaces are bright and retain much of the original mint luster with some light reddish color surrounding the outer devices. The strike is incredibly bold for this notoriously weak issue. The beaver on the obverse is usually ill-defined, but not on this coin, and while we hesitate to say it has "Full Beaver" we will say that the central device on the obverse is fully detailed. An outstanding example of this rare territorial issue. Listed on page 276 of the Red Book. (NGC ID# ANJV, PCGS# 10288)

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

    ‡ The owner placed a late bid on this unreserved lot and repurchased it, subject to applicable commission.

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    Auction Dates
    January, 1994
    5th Wednesday
    Internet/Mail Bids: 1
    Lot Tracking Activity: N/A
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