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    Description

    1861 $20 AU55 NGC. Elements of luster remain in the peripheral fields and the recesses of the portrait, while light wear keeps this No Motto type coin from a Mint State grade. Each side has light surface chatter and butter-gold color. Prior to the discovery of the S.S. Central America and its cache of 1856-S and 1857-S double eagles, the 1861 Philadelphia coin was the most plentiful Type One issue in high grade. It remains popular as a type coin.(Registry values: N991)

    Coin Index Numbers: (NGC ID# 269G, PCGS# 8932)

    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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    July, 2019
    11th-14th Thursday-Sunday
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