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    1891-S Double Eagle, MS64
    Only One Numerically Finer at PCGS

    1891-S $20 MS64 PCGS. Doubled Die Reverse. While earlier San Francisco double eagles have seen their populations radically changed by recoveries from the Saddle Ridge Hoard, just four 1891-S twenties emerged from that historic find. Almost certainly, this Choice Uncirculated example was not among them, since it displays vibrant orange-gold toning with lilac accents that signify time-tested, original color. The strike is sharp and abrasions are few. The 1891-S is somewhat available in MS64 condition but very rare any finer, making the near-Gem level a sweet spot for astute collectors. Population: 119 in 64 (4 in 64+), 1 finer (12/17).(Registry values: N4719)

    Coin Index Numbers: (NGC ID# 26C4, PCGS# 9018)

    Weight: 33.44 grams

    Metal: 90% Gold, 10% Copper


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