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    1871-CC Double Eagle, XF40
    Challenging Early Nevada Issue

    1871-CC $20 XF40 PCGS. Variety 1-A. The usual variety with the left foot of the 1 over a dentil. Both die marriages for the 1871-CC double eagle share a common reverse with the mintmark over the right upright of the N in TWENTY. A total of 17,387 pieces were produced during the facility's second year of operation, up considerably from the year before when only 3,789 coins were struck. That issue, the 1870-CC, is essentially unobtainable, making this the first collectible Carson City twenty dollar. Abraded reddish-gold surfaces maintain good detail for a large, lightly circulated gold piece. Many of the star radials are clear. A pinscratch between the fifth and sixth stars is the only singular flaw worth mentioning.(Registry values: N1793) (NGC ID# 26AB, PCGS# 8961)

    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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