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    1861 Twenty Dollar, MS61
    Enduring Popularity as a Type Coin

    1861 $20 MS61 NGC. Prior to the discovery of the S.S. Central America, S.S. Republic, and S.S. Brother Jonathan, the 1861 Liberty double eagle was the issue of choice to represent the Type One or No Motto design double eagle. It is still a great type set choice with examples available in a wide range of grades, even up to MS65. This splendid piece exhibits rich reddish-yellow luster with frosty surfaces and minimal handling marks.(Registry values: N2998)

    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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    September, 2019
    5th-8th Thursday-Sunday
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