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    Choice AU 1870 Liberty Head Twenty
    Surprisingly Challenging Date

    1870 $20 AU55 NGC. From a substantial mintage of 155,185 pieces, the 1870 Liberty Head double eagle is surprisingly elusive in all grades. The present coin is an attractive Choice AU specimen, with inviting greenish-gold surfaces, highlighted by hints of rose. The strike shows a little softness on the central design elements, but the peripheral devices are sharp. Much original mint luster remains. Census: 49 in 55, 94 finer (7/10).(Registry values: N1793) (NGC ID# 26A7, PCGS# 8957)

    Weight: 33.44 grams

    Metal: 90% Gold, 10% Copper


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    September, 2010
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