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    High-End 1870 Double Eagle, AU53

    1870 $20 AU53 NGC. According to Jeff Garrett and Ron Guth, authors of the Encyclopedia of U.S. Gold Coins: "The 1870 double eagle is surprisingly scarce in all grades. The number of coins graded by the major services is lower than most of the other Philadelphia Type 2 double eagles." This impressive AU53 representative offers surprisingly strong details for the grade. Showing only traces of high point wear and some wispy hairlines in the fields, this barely abraded piece should appeal to a discerning collector.
    From The Kiawah Collection.(Registry values: N1793) (NGC ID# 26A7, PCGS# 8957)

    Weight: 33.44 grams

    Metal: 90% Gold, 10% Copper


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    July, 2009
    9th-12th Thursday-Sunday
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