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    Elusive Uncirculated 1853 Eagle, MS62 NGC

    1853 $10 MS62 NGC. Erroneously labeled as a type coin by misinformed collectors, the 1853 is a surprisingly scarce issue despite the respectable original mintage of 201,253 pieces. While the issue is obtainable with patience at the VF and XF levels, high grade survivors are offered less frequently than those of the 1847, 1847-O, and 1849 issues. The soft, frosty surfaces of this BU example reveal no singular abrasions that would seem to rule out a higher grade. The strike is generally sharp and there are modest cartwheel effects on both sides. The combined population at both major grading services in only five coins in MS62 and eight finer (9/04).(#8610) (Registry values: N4719) (NGC ID# C82G, PCGS# 8610)

    Weight: 16.72 grams

    Metal: 90% Gold, 10% Copper


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    November, 2004
    4th-6th Thursday-Saturday
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