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1854-C $2-1/2 DOLLARS

PCGS No: 7770


Circulation strikes: 7,295
Proofs: 0

Designer: Christian Gobrecht

Diameter: 18 millimeters

Metal content:
Gold - 90%
Other - 10%

Weight: 64.5 grains (4.18 grams)

Edge: Reeded

Mintmark: "C" (for Charlotte, NC) below the eagle on the reverse

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Significant examples:

Recent appearances:
NGC AU-55.  Ex - Ira & Larry Goldberg Coin & Collectibles' "The Fairchild Family Trust Collection Sale", May 28-30, 2001, Lot 1260, illustrated, sold for $4,370.00

The finest example graded by PCGS is a single MS-62.

Sources and/or recommended reading:
"Walter Breen's Complete Encyclopedia of U.S. and Colonial Coins" by Walter Breen

"The PCGS Population Report, April 2003" by The Professional Coin Grading Service