Philadelphia and San Francisco gold coins from the Civil War reconstruction era (1866-1878)
1871-S $5





Coin Details

Origin/Country: UNITED STATES
Design Description: HALF EAGLES - CORONET
Item Description: $5 1871 S
Full Grade: NGC AU 55
Owner: Desert Gold

Owner Comments:

Challenging Choice AU 1871-S Half Eagle. The first 1 and the 7 in the date are repunched. Orange-gold patina covers both sides, with some minor areas of verdigris around the devices. The fields show traces of luster, and there are no mentionable marks. The 1871-S five is a very scarce issue with a mintage of only 25,000 pieces.

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