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    1871-S Double Eagle, MS64
    Sole Finest at PCGS

    1871-S $20 MS64 PCGS. Micro S. The 1871-S double eagle (928,000 coins struck) is collectible overall, typical of contemporary San Francisco twenty dollar gold issues. However, like its Type Two S-mint counterparts, the 1871-S becomes scarce in MS62 and extremely rare any finer. PCGS reports one MS63 submission plus this near-Gem, which stands as the sole finest example at that service. The coin is tied with one other MS64 submission at NGC. None are finer (6/21).

    This is an exceptional, indeed technically unsurpassed, example of the issue. Smooth, frosty surfaces are largely orange-gold with pale mint-green accents. The strike is remarkably bold, and abrasions are trivial and generally well-hidden.(Registry values: N7079)

    Coin Index Numbers: (NGC ID# 26AC, PCGS# 8962)

    Weight: 33.44 grams

    Metal: 90% Gold, 10% Copper


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    August, 2021
    18th-22nd Wednesday-Sunday
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