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Choice AU 1871 Double Eagle
Low-Mintage Philadelphia Issue

1871 $20 AU55 NGC. Only 80,120 Liberty double eagles were struck at the Philadelphia Mint in 1871, the lowest total for any P-Mint Type Two twenty. This lightly circulated specimen exhibits well-detailed design elements, with just a touch of actual wear. The pleasing greenish-gold surfaces show traces of prooflike reflectivity in sheltered areas. Census: 50 in 55, 85 finer (8/12).
From The Gnome at the Shore Collection.(Registry values: P6) (NGC ID# 26AA, PCGS# 8960)

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October, 2012
18th-21st
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