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Elusive Near-Mint 1856-S Eagle

1856-S $10 AU58 NGC. Medium S. Despite its seemingly unwavering focus on double eagles during its early years, the San Francisco Mint managed to produce 68,000 ten dollar gold pieces in 1856, more than either Philadelphia or New Orleans. This near-Mint representative offers shining yellow-orange surfaces and excellent visual appeal, despite numerous scattered abrasions. The strike is well defined in the centers, although the stars show softness. NGC has graded just one Mint State example (12/08).(Registry values: N1793) (NGC ID# 263S, PCGS# 8621)

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January, 2009
7th-11th
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