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    1860-S Liberty Double Eagle, MS61+
    Seldom Encountered in Mint Condition

    1860-S $20 MS61+ NGC. The 1860-S Type One Liberty double eagle claims a mintage of 544,950 pieces, a substantial production total in absolute terms, but slightly smaller than average for a San Francisco issue from this period. The coins were released into the channels of commerce, where they circulated heavily for many years, suffering the usual wear and attrition along the way. Few high-quality examples were saved by contemporary numismatists and the issue is rare in Mint State grades today.

    The present coin is a Plus-graded MS61 specimen, with sharply detailed design elements and vivid orange-gold surfaces that are remarkably smooth for the grade. Vibrant mint luster adds to the outstanding visual appeal. Census: 14 in 61, 6 finer (7/18).(Registry values: N4719)

    Coin Index Numbers: (NGC ID# 269F, PCGS# 8931)

    Weight: 33.44 grams

    Metal: 90% Gold, 10% Copper


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