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1857-S $5 PCGS MS62 ex: Bass

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DLRC Inventory #: 2180887
Lot #: 9309

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DLRC Estimate: $14,500.00
CDN CPG® Value: $14,400.00 (What's CPG®?)

Item Description:
One of six issues of the date offered in the original 1998 Bass sale, this coin was the finest certified by PCGS and is still housed in the original holder. With additional examples having been located from the SS Central America, there are theoretically 7 graded finer. However, those coins have been processed as sea salvage, leaving this piece being considered as likely the finest truly original example of the date.

DLRC Related Auction Data:
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1857-S $5 NGC MS61

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7/21/04

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Catalog Details:
PCGS #: 8275 ()
Catalog: U.S. Coins
Category: Gold Coinage
Series: $5 Liberty Gold
Type: Liberty head, no motto
Years for Type: 1839-1866
Strike: Business
Denomination: Half eagle
Mint Location: San Francisco
Designer: Christian Gobrecht
Composition: 90% gold; 10% copper
Weight: 8.359g
Edge Type: Reeded
Mintage: 87,000