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    1849-O Eagle, Distinctive AU53
    Likely Struck From California Gold

    1849-O $10 AU53 PCGS. Variety 2. Only 23,900 eagles were coined at New Orleans in 1849, likely from the first gold mined at California. This piece has a distinctive greenish appearance with reddish-gold accents that is typical of the high-silver-content gold bullion from the West Coast. The strike is sharp and the surfaces are pleasing with only a few small marks on Liberty's bust. Population: 6 in 53, 8 finer (9/12).(Registry values: N4719) (NGC ID# 2636, PCGS# 8602)

    Weight: 16.72 grams

    Metal: 90% Gold, 10% Copper


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    October, 2012
    18th-21st Thursday-Sunday
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