14 December 2000
$5, 1836 Breen-6509. EF-40 (PCGS). Light yellow gold with considerable lustre for the grade, and with traces of mirrored surfaces. A lovely coin!
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This is the only example of this issue certified by PCGS as part of the S.S. Central America treasure.
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