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    MS62+ 1865 Double Eagle
    Last Type One Philadelphia Issue

    1865 $20 MS62+ PCGS. CAC. The 1865 double eagle is a popular issue first for its Civil War-ending date, but also as a Type One (No Motto) double eagle and one of the last in the series. The 1865 issue is also a noted rarity at the Mint State level, though a few exceptional survivors such as this MS62+ piece are known. The present coin is fully struck and as close to an MS63 as a coin can get without crossing over. It offers fabulous canary-yellow and sun-gold mint luster over bright, frosted surfaces. PCGS has certified only this example at the MS62+ level and only seven coins as numerically finer (6/11).(Registry values: N4719) (NGC ID# 269U, PCGS# 8943)

    Weight: 33.44 grams

    Metal: 90% Gold, 10% Copper


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