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1859-S Gold Dollar, MS61
Conditionally Challenging Issue

1859-S G$1 MS61 NGC. The 1859-S is one of the premier condition rarities in the gold dollar series. With a mintage of only 15,000 pieces, it is fairly scarce in all grades but exceedingly difficult in AU and Mint State. This piece is well struck on the reverse but shows some softness of details on the obverse hair curls. The surfaces are bright overall, with yellow-gold patina imbued with light tan. Minute contact marks are visible on Liberty's cheek, and the fields on both sides reveal some luster grazes and scuffs. Census: 9 in 61, 1 finer (11/10).(Registry values: N4719) (NGC ID# 25CP, PCGS# 7554)

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Auction Dates
January, 2011
5th-9th
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