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    1855-O Twenty, AU Details
    Important Southern Gold Rarity

    1855-O $20 -- Filed Rims -- PCGS Genuine. AU Details. Variety 1. From the scant mintage of 8,000 pieces, fewer than 100 examples are known in all grades, per the Garrett-Guth U.S. Gold Encyclopedia. The survivors are subject to tremendous demand from two overlapping groups of collectors: those assembling Liberty double eagle sets by date and mintmark, and specialists of the New Orleans facility. This well struck representative displays myriad pockets of bright luster, especially prominent on the reverse. Marks are relatively minor given its short stint in antebellum commerce, but the reverse rim is lightly filed near 12 o'clock. The cost of an 1855-O advances rapidly with progressively higher AU grades, but the present coin provides an opportunity for acquisition at a comparatively affordable price.(Registry values: N4719)

    Coin Index Numbers: (NGC ID# 268W, PCGS# 8915)

    Weight: 33.44 grams

    Metal: 90% Gold, 10% Copper

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    Auction Dates
    October, 2014
    8th-13th Wednesday-Monday
    Bids + Registered Phone Bidders: 19
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