|Title:||1879 Liberty 5 Dollar Gold Coin|
|Description:||1879 Liberty Gold Coin|
|Appraised By:||Dennis Beasley|
|History Of The Item:||this item is a U.S.Mint product minted in Philadelphia, PA. Itsmetallic content is 90% Gold, 10% Copper.|
|Appraiser Tips:||Do NOT attempt to clean this item with anything. Do not polish, buff, rub or abraid this item in anyway. Doing so, will detract from the value. Keep this item in a brown or white kraft envelope. Keep it from heat, moisture or direct sunlight. Do not drop this item onto a hard surface.|
|Research Sources:||Handbook of United States Coins, Yoeman. 2009, 64th edition. Coindealer Newsletter, March 16, 2009.|
|Appraiser Comments:||this item appears to be in about uncirculated condition. On the Sheldon Scale of 1-70, this coin grades a 55. There appears to be no attempt to clean or abraid this coin. It seems to be in its orgininal state of issue, minus some very minor circulation, handling, etc. Please note: This is a common date and mint in this series. Also, since this coin is not in an uncirculated grade, the value is closely linked to the value of bullion metal. The value indicated below is based on the precious metals market trading of the common dates and mintmarks of this series.|
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