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    1871 Liberty Twenty, AU58
    Low-Mintage Philadelphia Issue

    1871 $20 AU58 NGC. The 1871 Liberty double eagle claims a mintage of just 80,120 pieces, extremely small for a Philadelphia issue. The date is scarce in all grades, and very rare in Mint State. The present coin is a pleasing greenish-gold specimen, with sharp detail on the stars and just a touch of softness on Liberty's hair. The surfaces are bright and lustrous, with a moderate number of contact marks for the grade. Census: 69 in 58, 10 finer (4/11).(Registry values: P6) (NGC ID# 26AA, PCGS# 8960)

    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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    June, 2011
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