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    1856 Double Eagle, AU53
    Scarcer P-Mint Issue

    1856 $20 AU53 PCGS. CAC. In spite of its considerable mintage, the 1856 is a much scarcer P-mint from the 1850s. This coin's light yellow-gold surfaces exhibit considerable mint frost with minor surface marks that are consistent with the grade. Just a bit of light striking softness is noted over the design on each side. Population: 20 in 53, 49 finer (6/12).(Registry values: N1793) (NGC ID# 268Y, PCGS# 8917)

    Weight: 33.44 grams

    Metal: 90% Gold, 10% Copper


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    August, 2012
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