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1856-S G$1 Type Two AU55 NGC....

2011 April Rosemont CSNS Signature & Platinum Night US Coin Auction #1154

 
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Auction Ended On: Apr 29, 2011
Item Activity: 8 Internet/mail/phone bidders
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Location: Donald E. Stephens Convention Center
5555 N. River Road
Rosemont, IL 60018
Description:
Challenging 1856-S Type Two
Gold Dollar, Choice AU
1856-S G$1 Type Two AU55 NGC. The 1856-S is much more challenging than any Type Two gold dollar issue, even the 1855-O. In 1856 only the San Francisco Mint produced gold dollars with this design, giving the issue cachet with gold type collectors. This piece is typically struck for a Type Two, with weak central details on each side and evidence of clashing. The green-gold surfaces show numerous small, scattered abrasions, none singularly mentionable, from this coin's limited time spent in the channels of commerce.
Ex: Long Beach Signature (Heritage, 2/2005), lot 7495.(Registry values: N1793) (NGC ID# 25C8, PCGS# 7536)

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