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    1862-S Double Eagle, MS61
    Conditionally Rare S-Mint Issue

    1862-S $20 MS61 PCGS. The 1862-S double eagle is an issue that circulated extensively in Western commerce. Small quantities were recovered from the S.S. Brother Jonathan and S.S. Republic shipwrecks (68 and 127 coins, respectively), but the vast majority of these were in lower AU or XF condition, and only a handful of Uncirculated pieces were added to the existing supply. Today, Mint State representatives are rare in all grades, and are exceedingly so finer than MS61. This example shows frosty rose-gold luster and sharp motifs. Light, scattered abrasions define the grade, but the overall appeal is pleasing for the numeric level. Population: 9 in 61, 9 finer (8/14).(Registry values: N4719)

    Coin Index Numbers: (NGC ID# 269N, PCGS# 8938)

    Weight: 33.44 grams

    Metal: 90% Gold, 10% Copper

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    Auction Dates
    October, 2014
    8th-13th Wednesday-Monday
    Bids + Registered Phone Bidders: 8
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