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Select Mint State 1865 Double Eagle
Recovered From the
S.S. Republic

1865 $20 MS63 NGC. CAC. Ex: S.S. Republic. This double eagle seemingly never had a chance to circulate, as it was still in its year of issue when it was loaded onto the Republic and sank to the bottom of the Atlantic. A well-defined coin overall, it has faintly frosty accents on the high points with broad cartwheel luster swirling through pale gold fields. The reverse has faint die cracks through UNITED STATES OF AMERICA. A few light abrasions affect the portrait and luster grazes appear elsewhere, but this is a quality representative of its Type One Philadelphia issue.(Registry values: N7079) (NGC ID# 269U, PCGS# 8943)

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May-Jun, 2012
30th-3rd
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