14 December 2000
$5, 1852-D VF-35 (PCGS). Exceptional surfaces for the grade with light yellow gold. As typical of authentic examples of 1852-D, there is some striking weakness at the centers.
From a mintage of 91,584 coins, one of the more generous of the Dahlonega Mint. This offering of coins from the S.S. Central America treasure provide something for almost any interest and budget. Included are relatively available coins from various mints along with great rarities, interesting varieties, and extremely high quality specimens. And this does not even take into consideration the non-federal issues, including territorial gold coinage and gold ingots from various California firms. Other items include non-gold issues, embedded coins, and groups of coins and other objects fused together. All in all this is a sale to be remembered!
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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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