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    1857-S Double Eagle, Lustrous AU53
    Ex:
    S.S. Central America

    1857-S $20 AU53 PCGS. CAC. Variety 20E. Ex: S.S. Central America, SSCA 4609. Broken A in STATES. A boldly struck, lustrous AU example with a seemingly Mint State reverse and just a brush of friction over the obverse high points. The surfaces are smooth and display warm straw-gold color. Accompanied by a leatherette "book" presentation box inscribed on the cover: "America's Greatest Treasure Ship / The S.S. Central America / Ship of Gold / 1857." Includes a certificate of authenticity and a booklet giving a brief history of the famous sidewheel steamer. The presentation box and exterior shell are in excellent condition.(Registry values: N1793) (NGC ID# 2696, PCGS# 8922)

    Weight: 33.44 grams

    Metal: 90% Gold, 10% Copper


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    December, 2015
    3rd-6th Thursday-Sunday
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