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    Key 1879-O Double Eagle

    1879-O $20 Double Eagle MS60 Accugrade (AU50 Damaged, Repaired, Whizzed, Polished). The '79-O has the second lowest mintage of all O-mint Double Eagles, although it is not the second rarest. This is also the only O-mint Type Three Double Eagle, which adds a special meaning and extra value. This coin has its problems, but it is a sharply struck and reasonably affordable example of this rare, key issue. (NGC ID# 26B8, PCGS# 8990)

    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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    Auction Dates
    October, 2001
    3rd-6th Wednesday-Saturday
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