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    Near-Gem 1857-S Double Eagle
    'Spiked Shield' Reverse

    1857-S $20 MS64 PCGS. CAC. Variety 20A. The PCGS insert does not specify any such pedigree, but the present coin is almost certainly from the S.S. Central America. It is the "Spiked Shield" variety that constituted many of the high grade pieces recovered circa-1988 from that famous shipwreck. The present well struck wheat-gold near-Gem has good luster and minimal signs of contact. Population: 74 in 64, 38 finer (3/13).(Registry values: N4719) (NGC ID# 2696, PCGS# 8922)

    Weight: 33.44 grams

    Metal: 90% Gold, 10% Copper


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