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    Cameo Proof 1869 Double Eagle Die Trial Struck in Aluminum, Judd-785

    1869 Twenty-Dollars, Judd-785, Pollock-870, R.7, PR 64 PCGS. Regular die trials issue for the double eagle of 1869. Struck in aluminum with a reeded edge. Another of the fabulous aluminum patterns from the Charles City County Collection. This piece, like the others from this Virginia collection, has bright, deeply mirrored surfaces. Both sides are unoxidized and the devices show thick mint frost which yield a stark cameo contrast against the "black" depth of the fields. A few minor hairlines explain the grade along with a couple of small contact marks in the left obverse field. (PCGS# 60785)

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    August, 1996
    14th-17th Wednesday-Saturday
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