U.S. Coins Gold Coinage $5 Liberty Gold

1846-O $5 PCGS MS62 (OGH)

Tied for Finest Known, Old Green Label Holder

Eye Appeal:
Degree of Toning: 1/10
DLRC Inventory #: 2216944

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Auction Name: Internet Auction #1154.
Closed On: Sunday, January 31, 2021 10:07 PM.
Realized: $45,000.

Item Description:
This rare Mint State survivor from an original mintage of just 58,000 pieces. This gorgeous specimen is tied for finest known PCGS example of this challenging O-Mint issue. Sharp to fully struck throughout, the design elements standout beautifully against distraction free fields. Traces of reflectivity enhance the rich golden surfaces and create fantastic eye appeal. A stunning and nearly unrivaled piece! This coin has an interesting provenance as it appeared out of an old-time collection at a coin shop in Louisiana in the past 3 months. It proceeded to trade hands on a wholesale basis to a local dealer in the area before it arrived on DLRC's doorstep. A truly unique piece that should be considered for an upgrade at PCGS!

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Catalog Details:
PCGS #: 8230 ()
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: New Orleans
Designer: Christian Gobrecht
Composition: 90% gold; 10% copper
Weight: 8.359g
Edge Type: Reeded
Mintage: 58,000