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    Eye-Appealing 1859-C Gold Dollar, AU53

    1859-C G$1 AU53 PCGS. Variety 1. The 1857-C and 1859-C gold dollars are the only two that have the Type Three reverse. The 1859-C, from a mintage of only 5,200 pieces, is a strike-challenged issue; many examples including the present one show weakness through OLL and 18 in the date. This piece, like many others, also displays the canal-shaped depression above 85 that extends to the second L. This pretty canary-gold example offers lilac rim accents and much luster remaining. The overall eye appeal is excellent. Population: 10 in 53, 36 finer (12/09).(Registry values: N2998) (NGC ID# 25CM, PCGS# 7552)

    Weight: 1.67 grams

    Metal: 90% Gold, 10% Copper


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    January, 2010
    6th-10th Wednesday-Sunday
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