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    Sharply Struck 1887-S Double Eagle, MS62
    Fewer Marks Than Typically Seen

    1887-S $20 MS62 PCGS. CAC. Large numbers of the 1887-S twenty dollar were shipped for international trade, and many have returned to the States. Locating an example in circulated or low-end Uncirculated should pose no problem. MS63 pieces are scarce and finer examples are very rare. The yellow-gold surfaces of this MS62 specimen exhibit sharply struck design elements and yield only slight interruptions in the luster flow. Distributed minuscule marks limit the grade, but these are much fewer and less severe than typically found on surviving pieces. PCGS has graded 70 coins finer, and NGC 22 finer.(Registry values: N2998) (NGC ID# 26BS, PCGS# 9007)

    Weight: 33.44 grams

    Metal: 90% Gold, 10% Copper


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