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1856-S $20 AU55 NGC. CAC....

2012 May 30- June 3 US Coins Signature Auction- Long Beach #1171

 
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Auction Ended On: Jun 1, 2012
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Location: Long Beach Convention Center
100 S. Pine Avenue
Long Beach, CA 90802

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1856-S Double Eagle, AU55
Sharply Detailed
1856-S $20 AU55 NGC. CAC. Once a rarity in high grade, the supply of 1856-S double eagles was significantly augmented by the salvage of the S.S. Central America. Despite the influx of new coins, it is still a scarce date in Choice AU. The present coin, which bears no evidence of having been immersed in salt water, is sharply detailed with peach-gold surfaces and traces of luster in the recessed areas. A scattering of minor abrasions is noted on both sides.(Registry values: N1793) (NGC ID# 2692, PCGS# 8919)

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