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    Challenging 1852-O Eagle, AU50

    1852-O $10 AU50 PCGS. Despite healthy mintages in the preceding and following years, the New Orleans coinage in 1852 was limited to a scant 18,000 pieces. This elusive O-mint eagle is normally seen in the VF to XF range. AU pieces such as the present example are quite scarce. This example has the typical blunt strike on the obverse stars, but the centers are pleasingly detailed. The color is a lovely orange-gold, with considerable mint luster still evident. Perusal with a loupe reveals only normal marks expected from light circulation. An attractive and collectible specimen.(Registry values: N2998) (NGC ID# 263D, PCGS# 8609)

    Weight: 16.72 grams

    Metal: 90% Gold, 10% Copper


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    Auction Dates
    February, 2009
    4th-8th Wednesday-Sunday
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