$5 1849-C AU 55 NGC
Nice yellow-golden color overall. Minute tocks, taps and scuffs. NGC has certified 36 coins at this level with 51 finer. The Charlotte Mint was authorized by the Act of March 3, 1835. Coinage operations were conducted from 1838 through May 20, 1861. The operations were discontinued due to the Civil War and never resumed. The mint property was reopened as an assay office in 1868, and ceased operations June 13, 1913, when the plant was closed. There were 64,823 coins minted for this issue.