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    Scarce 1853/2 Eagle, AU55

    1853/2 $10 AU55 NGC. FS-301, formerly FS-007. Discovered in 1960, this overdate was once considered rare. Through the years enough have been cherrypicked from dealers' inventories to qualify this issue as scarce today. However, it is a condition rarity in Mint State grades, and finding an attractive AU piece can be a challenge. The current coin affords bidders in this sale the opportunity to acquire a nice, original example with lustrous surfaces. Two marks by star 4 are the only distractions worthy of mention. Census: 40 in 55, 22 finer (5/09).
    From The Kiawah Collection.(Registry values: N2998) (NGC ID# C82G, PCGS# 8611)

    Weight: 16.72 grams

    Metal: 90% Gold, 10% Copper


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    July, 2009
    9th-12th Thursday-Sunday
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