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1861 $20 Liberty Head Double Eagle, Judd-289, Pollock-347, Unique, PR63 Brown PCGS. The regular issue designs for the 1861 ...

2007 January Orlando, FL (FUN) Signature Coin Auction #422

 
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Location: Orlando, FL
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Unique 1861 Double Eagle Die Trial
1861 $20 Liberty Head Double Eagle, Judd-289, Pollock-347, Unique, PR63 Brown PCGS. The regular issue designs for the 1861 double eagle, Longacre reverse. Struck in copper with a reeded edge. This is a copper die trial for the regular issue Longacre double eagle of 1861, and it is believed to be unique. It has an exceptional pedigree back to King Farouk and earlier. Two different patterns exist in copper from the 1861 Longacre double eagle dies, but the other variety was struck without a collar and has a noticeably beveled edge, rather than the sharp reeded edge of this variety. This example has sharp design details with lightly reflective surfaces. Both sides have lovely olive-brown color with traces or tinges of original mint red color. The rims on both sides have clearly visible file marks, almost certainly representing an attempt by Mint workers to remove the undesirable wire rim characteristic.
Ex: Chapman Brothers (12/1885); Metzger Collection; Andrew Zabriskie Collection; King Farouk (Sotheby's, 2/1954), lot 1773 (where it was graded XF); Kagin's (5/1972), lot 1410; 1995 ANA (Heritage, 8/1995), lot 8219; 2001 ANA (Heritage, 8/2001), lot 8324.
From The Jones Beach Collection. (PCGS# 60435)

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