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    1872-CC Double Eagle, AU55
    Partially Lustrous Fields

    1872-CC $20 AU55 PCGS. Variety 1-A. The 1872-CC is a better date in the Carson City double eagle series, infrequently seen in the upper AU grades with problem-free surfaces. Mint State coins are rare and most of the higher-end pieces in AU and Mint State show heavy abrasions. This is the first time we have handled this particular Choice About Uncirculated coin. The surfaces display rich straw-gold patina with significant luster in the fields. Little wear affects the design elements, and a single small cut behind Liberty's eye is the only mentionable abrasion -- coincidentally, ideal for pedigree identification. Overall, the eye appeal is far above average for the issue and grade. Population: 30 in 55, 32 finer (12/15).(Registry values: N2998) (NGC ID# 26AE, PCGS# 8964)

    Weight: 33.44 grams

    Metal: 90% Gold, 10% Copper


    Learn more at the Newman Numismatic Portal at Washington University in St. Louis.

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    February, 2016
    4th-7th Thursday-Sunday
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