|With a total mintage of only 17,281 coins, the 1879-CC $5 Liberty Gold Half Eagle is a coin that is scarce in all grades. This 1879-CC $5 Liberty Gold Half Eagle has been graded F12 by PCGS. This is a moderately circulated example that has an even light straw gold color on each side. The wear is consistent on each side and there are no major hits, marks or other issues of note. An especially eye appealing and problem free example of circulated gold from the Carson City Mint.
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