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1879-S $20 MS61 NGC....

2012 May 30- June 3 US Coins Signature Auction- Long Beach #1171

 
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Auction Ended On: Jun 1, 2012
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Location: Long Beach Convention Center
100 S. Pine Avenue
Long Beach, CA 90802

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Sharply Struck 1879-S Double Eagle, MS61
1879-S $20 MS61 NGC. Most surviving examples of 1879-S double eagles are in Extremely Fine or About Uncirculated grades. The population drops off at the Mint State level. The outstanding attribute of this MS61 example is its sharply struck design elements; Liberty's hair is especially well delineated. Scattered marks account for the grade. NGC has seen just 36 pieces finer (4/12).(Registry values: N1793) (NGC ID# 26B9, PCGS# 8991)

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