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1857-S $20 AU58 NGC. Variety 20A....

2013 August 8 - 10 US Coins Signature Auction - Rosemont #1188

 
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Auction Ended On: Aug 9, 2013
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Location: Hyatt Rosemont
6350 N. River Road
Rosemont, IL
60018
Description:
1857-S Double Eagle, AU58
Spiked Shield Variety
1857-S $20 AU58 NGC. Variety 20A. The "Spiked Shield" variety with two short die scratches protrude from the lower left part of the shield. Possibly from the S.S. Central America, though most examples of the variety from that shipwreck were Uncirculated. Luminous pumpkin-orange luster is subdued but substantial. Scattered marks and slight highpoint friction are customary for the grade.
Ex: Atlanta ANA Signature (Heritage, 4/2006), lot 2141, which realized $1,955.(Registry values: N1793) (NGC ID# 2696, PCGS# 8922)

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