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Sale 1223 — U.S. Postal History and U.S. Gold Coins

Sale Date — Fri, 5 Jun, 2020

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Category — $5 Half Eagles (Carson City) — Lots 9001 to 9003

Liberty Half Eagle, $5, 1882 - CC, 8359, Obverse
Lot 9001 Obverse
Liberty Half Eagle, $5, 1882 - CC, 8359, Reverse
Lot 9001 Reverse
Lot 9001
Type: Liberty Half Eagle
Denomination: $5.00
Year-Mint: 1882 - CC (Variety 1-A)
PCGS #: 8359
Grade: AU 55 Service: PCGS
Identification #: 37028710
CDN CPG® Value: $3,750
Estimate: $2,500
Minimum Bid: $2,000
Condition Notes  
Bright yellow-gold with lots of original luster, strong strike, very moderate wear except for one dent in rim at 3 o'clock
Commentary  
82,827 Half Eagles were minted at Carson City in 1882, and it is one of the more available CCs. This strong AU55 is a choice example.
Liberty Half Eagle, $5, 1891 - CC, 8378, Obverse
Lot 9002 Obverse
Liberty Half Eagle, $5, 1891 - CC, 8378, Reverse
Lot 9002 Reverse
Lot 9002
Type: Liberty Half Eagle
Denomination: $5.00
Year-Mint: 1891 - CC (Variety 1-A)
PCGS #: 8378
Grade: AU 55 Service: NGC
Identification #: 4425685001
CDN CPG® Value: $1,380
Estimate: $900
Minimum Bid: $700
Condition Notes  
Rose-gold with some reflective luster, sharp strike, minor contact marks in fields but a more prominent mark on Liberty's jaw
Commentary  
At 208,000, the 1891-CC has the highest mintage of any Carson City gold issue.
Liberty Half Eagle, $5, 1892 - CC, 8380, Obverse
Lot 9003 Obverse
Liberty Half Eagle, $5, 1892 - CC, 8380, Reverse
Lot 9003 Reverse
Lot 9003
Type: Liberty Half Eagle
Denomination: $5.00
Year-Mint: 1892 - CC (Variety 1-A)
PCGS #: 8380
Grade: AU 58 Service: PCGS
Identification #: 81816459
CDN CPG® Value: $1,880
Estimate: $1,200
Minimum Bid: $950
Condition Notes  
Matte gold with some hints of original luster in protected areas, nice strike, very few traces of marks
Commentary  
The 1891-CC Half Eagle is scarcer in higher AU and MS grades than the 1891-CC.
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