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    Low-Mintage 1855-O Ten Dollar, AU53

    1855-O $10 AU53 NGC. With a paltry mintage of only 18,000 pieces it is no surprise that the 1855-O eagle is one of the scarcest New Orleans No Motto ten dollar issues. Doug Winter puts the surviving population between 80 and 90 coins in all grades, with only two Mint State examples extant--not counting the uncertified MS62 piece in the Smithsonian Institution. This piece has rich reddish tinged surfaces, a sure sign of originality. As one would expect, the design elements are a bit soft on each side, and there are no mentionable abrasions.
    From The Grand Lake Collection.(Registry values: N4719) (NGC ID# 263M, PCGS# 8617)

    Weight: 16.72 grams

    Metal: 90% Gold, 10% Copper


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    February, 2009
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