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    1879-CC Double Eagle, AU Details
    Challenging Low-Mintage Issue

    1879-CC $20 -- Cleaned -- PCGS Genuine. AU Details. Variety 1-A, as always. All 10,708 double eagles struck at the Carson City Mint in 1879 were manufactured from these dies, with a small chip under the 9. Liberty's curls, the star radial lines, and the eagle's feathers exhibit crisp definition with minimal blending. Glowing luster around the motifs complements orange-gold surfaces. Slightly subdued from cleaning, but still an attractive, well-defined example of this challenging issue.
    From The Ed Leigh McMillan Collection.


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    The Confident Carson City Coin Collector
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    The Carson City Mint’s celebrated legacy — replete with landmark achievements, setbacks, mysteries and tall tales — is covered in exacting detail in Goe’s three-volume set.

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