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Grand 1857-S Bold S Twenty, MS66
Found on the
S.S. Central America

1857-S $20 Bold S MS66 PCGS. Ex: S.S. Central America. SSCA 0024. An unusually low number and an unusually high-quality representative of the Type One double eagle issue made famous by its recovery en masse from the wreckage of the Central America. This is a beautiful example that boasts the Central America coins' signature appearance, deep yellow on the outer zones with pale straw-gold interiors, though the surfaces are a touch more frosty-granular than often seen. The strike is exquisite, and the only mark warranting individual mention appears just above the Y in TWENTY on the reverse.(Registry values: N7079) (NGC ID# 2696, PCGS# 8922)

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Auction Dates
January, 2011
5th-9th
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