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    Near-Mint 1852-O Double Eagle

    1852-O $20 AU58 PCGS. A pleasing pumpkin-gold near-Mint representative of this popular New Orleans issue. Although the 1850-O through 1853-O are always obtainable for a price, they are nonetheless desirable since the O mintmark is the scarcest among the five facilities that struck the widely collected Liberty double eagle series. The present piece has a bold strike, original color, and plentiful pockets of bright luster, particularly on the reverse. Marks are surprisingly few for the grade, though we note a solitary rose alloy spot above the hairbun, and the left reverse border displays a few mahogany freckles. Population: 27 in 58, 12 finer (1/12).(Registry values: N1793) (NGC ID# 268L, PCGS# 8907)

    Weight: 33.44 grams

    Metal: 90% Gold, 10% Copper


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    February, 2012
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