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    1889-CC Double Eagle, MS61
    Underrated in Mint State

    1889-CC $20 MS61 PCGS. CAC. While the 1889-CC dollars are famous as rarities, the double eagles of the same date with less than a tenth of the mintage remain underrated, in part because of their accessibility in Mint State relative to their Carson City twenty dollar peers. This well-defined example offers intricate detail on Liberty's portrait and occasional coppery accents at the high points and margins of an otherwise yellow-orange example, the emphasis on "orange" for the reverse. Quality eye appeal despite numerous fine abrasions and a planchet flaw just to the left of star 11 on the obverse. Population: 48 in 61, 61 finer (5/13).(Registry values: N2998) (NGC ID# 26BV, PCGS# 9011)

    Weight: 33.44 grams

    Metal: 90% Gold, 10% Copper


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