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    1885-CC Double Eagle, VF30
    Appealing for the Grade

    1885-CC $20 VF30 NGC. Variety 1-A, showing a closely spaced CC mintmark about centered between Y D in the denomination. Only 9,450 double eagles were struck in this year, the last before the Carson City Mint went on a four-year coinage hiatus precipitated by the death of its Superintendent James Crawford on March 8. The only other denomination that would be struck was silver dollars. This sandy-gold piece shows merely extensive wear that has served to actually smooth down some of the scattered abrasions that likely appeared more severe earlier in its circulation. An appealing coin for the grade.
    From The Ohio Valley Collection.(Registry values: N1793)

    Coin Index Numbers: (NGC ID# 26BN, PCGS# 9004)

    Weight: 33.44 grams

    Metal: 90% Gold, 10% Copper


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