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    1857 Double Eagle, Choice AU
    Underappreciated Type One Issue

    1857 $20 AU55 NGC. One might understandably assume that a mintage of 439,375 coins makes the 1857 double eagle an available issue. However, only about 1,300 pieces are believed to have survived. Winter calls this one of the most underappreciated Type One double eagles. Green and yellow-gold surfaces emit glints of soft mint luster. Stars 5 through 13 exhibit full centers, while the high points of the central devices show moderate friction, as expected. Lightly marked.(Registry values: N1793) (NGC ID# 2693, PCGS# 8920)

    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
    Oct-Nov, 2016
    31st-2nd Monday-Wednesday
    Bids + Registered Phone Bidders: 6
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