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1855-S $20 --Improperly Cleaned--NGC Details. Unc....

2010 September Long Beach, CA Signature US Coin Auction #1144

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Auction Ended On: Sep 24, 2010
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Long Beach Convention Center
100 S. Pine Avenue
Long Beach, CA 90802

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1855-S $20 --Improperly Cleaned--NGC Details. Unc. A mildly granular example with subdued luster and no distracting marks. A shortage of parting acids reduced 1855 San Francisco gold coinage and encouraged private assayers such as Kellogg & Co. and Wass, Molitor to take up the slack.(Registry values: N2998) (NGC ID# 268X, PCGS# 8916)

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