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Elusive MS62 1874-S Double Eagle

1874-S $20 MS62 PCGS. CAC. With the recovery of the S.S. Central America double eagles, the Type Two Liberty has emerged as the most challenging twenty dollar design for type collectors seeking a Mint State representative. Of the Type Two twenties, late S-mints are the most accessible in such grades, yet the 1874-S is a borderline condition rarity at the MS62 level, as seen here. Yellow-orange surfaces display great luster as well as subtle lilac overtones. The obverse stars are better-defined than usually seen, though scattered abrasions are present on and near the softly struck portrait. Population: 45 in 62, 4 finer (3/11).(Registry values: N4719) (NGC ID# 26AR, PCGS# 8972)

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Auction Dates
Apr-May, 2011
27th-1st
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