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    1831 MS 62 NGC. An obvious rarity with a mintage of only 4,520 pieces. Of that number very few survive today, but the ones that do still exist are rather high quality with the average piece being XF-AU with quite a few mint state pieces among them. This piece shows just a bit of the normally deep reflectivity in the fields. The striking details are not quite complete, but well brought up in most areas with only slight softness noted at the juncture of the eagle's left wing and shield. Bright, lustrous surfaces for the grade, the coin shows only small abrasions scattered in the fields, the only ones that merit individual mention being a scrape in the right obverse field by star 12 and another short one behind the mouth of Liberty. A rare opportunity for the advanced gold collector. (NGC ID# BFWA, PCGS# 7671)

    Weight: 4.37 grams

    Metal: 91.67% Gold, 8.33% Copper


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    ‡ The owner placed a late bid on this unreserved lot and repurchased it, subject to applicable commission.

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    Auction Dates
    August, 1995
    11th Friday
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