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Lot 1600

1856-D $5 Liberty. PCGS graded MS-62. Satin surfaces and lightly toned.19,786 coins minted. Lustrous orange-gold with ample iridescence on both sides. A touch of weakness is seen at the centers, with a sharp features present in all other areas. From a mintage for the date of 19,786 pieces, the 1856-D is among the lowest Dahlonega half eagle production runs of the era. Typical examples of the date are usually VF or so. We've said it before with other rarities from this distinguished group of early gold, but it bears repetition: The connoisseur will appreciate the present piece and will be present and accounted for at the sale, in person or by another form of bidding (of which we offer several means in the present Internet era). The beginning collector may wish to take a bold leap forward by acquiring this rare, high quality specimen. Pop 10; 6 finer; 3 in 63; 3 in 64. (PCGS # 8268) .
Estimated Value $12,000 - 14,000.

Realized $12,075

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