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Lot 2770

1851-O $2.50 Liberty. PCGS graded AU-50. Nice golden toning includes warm orange tints over lustrous smooth surface. New Orleans in this period was a major port at the mouth of the Mississippi River. Silver and gold production at its Mint showed continued growth reflecting the nation as it prospered. However, only 10 years after this quarter eagle was made, the Mint would close for 18 years due to the Civil War and its troubled aftermath (PCGS # 7762) .
Estimated Value $650 - 700.

Realized $661

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