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    Lustrous Borderline Uncirculated 1863-S Double Eagle

    1863-S $20 AU58 NGC. The emergence of some high grade circulated and low end Mint State examples with the treasure of the Brother Jonathan explains the popularity of the 1863-S for type purposes. This is a bright, orange-gold representative whose nearly fully lustrous surfaces reveal traces of a cartwheel sheen. Like the 1862-S, the 1863-S is often found with noticeable incompleteness of detail on the obverse, but the present example is sharp throughout the reverse with no singularly distracting abrasions. Housed in a prior generation NGC holder.
    From The Baltimore Collection.(Registry values: N1793) (NGC ID# 269R, PCGS# 8940)

    Weight: 33.44 grams

    Metal: 90% Gold, 10% Copper


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