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    1861 Double Eagle, Choice AU
    Popular Civil War Date

    1861 $20 AU55 NGC. Highly lustrous with original lemon-yellow coloration on both sides. Pleasing detail is present, though numerous obverse abrasions limit the eye appeal. Among the more available Type One issues.
    From The Collection of Donald E. Bently, sold for the benefit of the Bently Foundation.(Registry values: N991) (NGC ID# 269G, PCGS# 8932)

    Weight: 33.44 grams

    Metal: 90% Gold, 10% Copper


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    April, 2014
    23rd-27th Wednesday-Sunday
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