A Fresh 1864-S Half Eagle

October 22, 2014 in Antique Coins, Blogs, Coin Dealers, Coin Grading, Coins, Coins for sale, Collecting, Collector Sets, Gold, Gold Coins, Gold Eagles, Numismatica, Numismatics, Rare Coins, USA Coins

By Doug Winter(Douglas Winter Numismatics)


If I had to pick one single Liberty Head gold coin which would generate a whirlwind of interest if posted on my website, it would likely be the 1864-S half eagle. This is the rarest collectible half eagle from this mint (after the ultra-rare 1854-S), and it is clearly one of the four or five rarest gold coins ever struck at the San Francisco mint. In my estimation, there are around 30 examples known with Full article at the source>

Source:: (Douglas Winter Numismatics)

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