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    About Uncirculated 1861-O Double Eagle

    1861-O $20 AU50 NGC. This historic issue, the final Double Eagle produced at this Southern mint, is a rare issue in all grades and is virtually unobtainable in Mint State grades. As a date, the 1861-O is similar in rarity to the 1857-O and the 1858-O but it is considerably scarcer in high grades. In fact, in the upper ranges of AU, the 1861-O is fully comparable to the more-heralded 1859-O and 1860-O.This example has a lovely orange-gold tint with light wear visible across the high points of the design, and has isolated areas of luster visible in protected areas. A few moderate abrasions are present, but none are individually distracting or unusual for the grade. An ideal specimen for a specialized Double Eagle collection. Population: 18 in 50, 20 finer (11/03).(#8934) (Registry values: P8, N5750) (NGC ID# 269J, PCGS# 8934)

    Weight: 33.44 grams

    Metal: 90% Gold, 10% Copper


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