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Lot 2862

1845 $5 Liberty. PCGS graded MS-62. Nice light yellow toning. Decent luster. Some light contact marks and hairlines. Well struck. 91,051 struck. With virtually no coin collecting activity in America of the 1840s, it is a true test of patience to find even one acceptable Mint State No Motto of this or other dates from the decade. Pop 9; 13 finer (PCGS # 8223) .

In this year, President James K. Polk said in his Inaugural Address: "Melancholy is the condition of that people whose government can be sustained only by a system which periodically transfers large amounts from the labor of the many to the cofflers of the few. On December 29, 1845, Texas was admitted as the 28th State.
Estimated Value $3,000 - 3,200.


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