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    1855-O Eagle, AU55
    Boldly Struck Orange-Gold Example

    1855-O $10 AU55 NGC. Slanted 5s. The 1855-O eagle mintage is reported exactly the same as the 1852-O production, at 18,000 coins each. Coincidence? At any rate, one big difference between the two issues is that minor silver was again circulating by the time the 1855-O was struck, due to the lower-content Arrows coinage. This Choice AU 1885-O ten offers a bold strike over orange-gold surfaces that show no major marks and lots of eye appeal. Probably underrated at this level. Census: 15 in 55, 9 finer (1/14).
    From Christopher Bently's Nob Hill Collection.(Registry values: N4719) (NGC ID# 263M, PCGS# 8617)

    Weight: 16.72 grams

    Metal: 90% Gold, 10% Copper


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