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    1851-O Double Eagle, AU Details
    Excellent Louisiana Mint Type Coin

    1851-O $20 -- Cleaned -- NGC Details. AU. Variety 1. Die chips in front of the eye, and the mintmark slightly left of center over the N are diagnostic. This is the most collectible double eagle from the New Orleans Mint (315,000 coins struck). A relatively strong impression shows good definition on the curls and most stars, though detail softens a touch toward the lower obverse. Yellow-gold surfaces are lightly abraded and bright from cleaning.(Registry values: N1793)

    Coin Index Numbers: (NGC ID# 268J, PCGS# 8905)

    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
    July, 2018
    12th-15th Thursday-Sunday
    Bids + Registered Phone Bidders: 11
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