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    1861 Double Eagle, AU58
    Lustrous, Attractive Example

    1861 $20 AU58 NGC. Ex: S.S. Republic. A total of 459 Philadelphia Mint 1861 double eagles were recovered from the S.S. Republic, which was lost on October 25, 1865 off the coast of Georgia en route to New Orleans. The present coin is an attractive representative of the shipwreck find. Few abrasions are seen on the surfaces (as is typical for recovery coins from this vessel), and the coin remains lustrous with appealing, orange-gold surfaces and cartwheel flash. The bold strike shows little -- if any -- wear.(Registry values: N991) (NGC ID# 269G, PCGS# 8932)

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    April, 2014
    23rd-27th Wednesday-Sunday
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