Summer97's $5 Liberty Obsession
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||HALF EAGLES - CORONET
||$5 1892 S
||NGC MS 64
MS64 examples of this date are rare, and only one MS65 has been graded finer. The mintmark appears repunched, and there is a faint outline of the earlier "S" just east of its current location. Such a variety is unlisted in Breen (1988). This coin boasts a strong strike and highly reflective fields. The color is orange gold with rose gold highlights. This is a classic example of what a star graded NGC coin should look like. Heritage 7/09: 1637.