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    1859 Double Eagle, AU Details
    Low-Mintage Type One Philadelphia Issue

    1859 $20 -- Cleaned -- PCGS Genuine. AU Details. With the San Francisco Mint operating at full capacity in 1859, double eagle coinage at New Orleans and Philadelphia was scant; New Orleans coined 9,100 pieces and Philadelphia 43,597. This AU-level example of the latter is lightly cleaned and hairlined but is still sharp and appealing with semiprooflike fields. There are remarkably few deep abrasions.
    From The Estate of S. Gus and Louise Alexander.


    Learn more at the Newman Numismatic Portal at Washington University in St. Louis.

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    April, 2018
    25th-29th Wednesday-Sunday
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