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1898 $20 MS64 PCGS....

2012 November 29 - December 2 US Coin Signature Auction - Houston #1177

 
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Auction Ended On: Nov 30, 2012
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Location: George R. Brown Convention Center
1001 Avenida de las Americas
Houston, TX 77010

Description:
Low-Mintage 1898 Double Eagle, MS64
None Graded Finer
1898 $20 MS64 PCGS. This is a super example of the Type Three Liberty Head twenties, those with TWENTY DOLLARS on the reverse. The mintage of the 1898 was a smallish 170,300 pieces, during an era when the typical Philadelphia production was in the millions of coins, and a near-Gem such as this piece is quite scarce. The smooth, untroubled surfaces are well-struck and gleaming with luster, well-struck with lovely deep orange color. Population: 8 in 64, 0 finer (10/12).(Registry values: N4719) (NGC ID# 26CK, PCGS# 9033)

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