1874-CC Gold Half Eagle PCGS AU-58

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1874-CC Gold Half Eagle PCGS AU-58

34,500.00

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Mintage: 21,198

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Supposedly there are 25 examples of this date graded AU-58, and 3 examples in Mint State condition (according to PCGS and NGC). We have seen at least half of the reported AU-58 specimens and two of the Mint State specimens. The piece offered here is far and away the best AU-58 specimen we have ever seen, and in fact, it rivals the MS-61 example we saw.

Both sides exhibit bright, golden-orange-yellow color. The obverse displays light signs of circulation; the reverse looks like a Mint State coin. The light hairlines and the minimal number of contact marks on the obverse would qualify it for an MS-61 grade, were it not for the wear on the high points. The reverse qualifies for an MS-62-plus grade, and possibly an MS-63. It features an interesting set of diagonal clashmarks extending from beneath the eagle’s beak to the top of the left wing (facing).

The detail on all the high points is bold, with the mintmark displaying a super sharp strike.

This piece is destined to be included in one of the finest sets of Carson City half eagles.