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    1861 Double Eagle, MS62
    Popular Type Issue

    1861 $20 MS62 PCGS. In 1982, David Akers wrote: "This date is the most common Type I Liberty Head Double Eagle and is far and away the easiest to obtain in uncirculated condition." Of course, those words were written before there was any inkling of the treasure recoveries to come. Today, the 1861 still ranks as a "type issue" that is affordable in comparison to many other dates, but it is far from the easiest to obtain. That honor now goes to the 1857-S. The present specimen is highly lustrous with brilliant orange-gold surfaces and exceptional eye appeal.(Registry values: N2998) (NGC ID# 269G, PCGS# 8932)

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    January, 2014
    8th-12th Wednesday-Sunday
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