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    1874 Twenty Dollar, MS61+
    One of Two Plus-Graded Coins at NGC

    1874 $20 MS61+ NGC. A number of Uncirculated 1874 double eagles are known, but few grade finer than MS61. This is one of two Plus-graded coins at NGC in this grade (6/18). A hint of reflectivity in the fields and sharp design elements contribute to the high-end appeal, and the straw-gold coloration is original. Moderate abrasions are mainly on the obverse, including a singular mark on Liberty's cheek beneath the eye. NGC lists 24 higher-grade representatives (6/18).(Registry values: N1793) (NGC ID# 26AN, PCGS# 8970)

    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, 2018
    12th-15th Thursday-Sunday
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