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1890-S $20 MS64 NGC....

2010 January Orlando, FL FUN US Coin Auction #1136

 
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Auction Ended On: Jan 7, 2010
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Location: Orlando, FL
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Bold Near-Gem 1890-S Double Eagle
1890-S $20 MS64 NGC. Despite a plentiful mintage exceeding 800,000 pieces, the 1890-S is another Type Three twenty whose certified populations plummet at the near-Gem level. Even Select examples are scarce. The present near-Gem is a tale of two colors, with orange-gold in the centers bounded by greenish-gold at the margins on both sides. Bountiful luster appears, and there are relatively few abrasions. The strike is well-executed, as is the case with most Type Three twenties. Among the handful of finest certified at either service. Census: 7 in 64, 1 finer (11/09).
From The Atherton Family Collection.(Registry values: N7079) (NGC ID# 26BZ, PCGS# 9015)

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