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    1864-S Double Eagle, MS61
    Elusive Issue in Mint Condition

    1864-S $20 MS61 PCGS. From a mintage of 793,660 pieces, the 1864-S Liberty double eagle is an elusive Type One issue in all Mint State grades. Most high-grade examples have been recovered from shipwrecks in relatively recent times, but we have no information about the origin of this piece. This impressive MS61 example displays well-detailed design elements, with just a trace of the usual softness on the prongs of the coronet. The vivid orange-gold surfaces radiate vibrant mint luster on both sides and show the expected number of minor contact marks for the grade. Overall eye appeal is strong for the issue. Population: 28 in 61, 18 finer (5/19).(Registry values: N4719) (NGC ID# 269T, PCGS# 8942)

    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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    July, 2019
    11th-14th Thursday-Sunday
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