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Lot
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1861-S $2 1/2 AU53 PCGS....

2010 February Long Beach, CA Signature US Coin Auction #1137

 
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Auction Ended On: Feb 5, 2010
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Long Beach Convention Center
100 S. Pine Avenue
Long Beach, CA 90802

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Low Mintage 1861-S Quarter Eagle, AU53
1861-S $2 1/2 AU53 PCGS. The 1861-S is a scarce West Coast issue that is even more challenging than its mintage of 24,000 pieces would suggest. Most of the known examples are VF-XF, and only a handful of coins have been certified in Mint State. This AU53 represents excellent value and is one of the finer pieces available. Close examination with a loupe shows light hairlining on each side. Light reddish patina is present, and only slight softness is seen in the centers.(Registry values: P2) (NGC ID# 25JY, PCGS# 7795)

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