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    Condition Census 1856 Ten, MS 63 NGC

    1856 $10 MS 63 NGC. Although relatively available in circulated grades, the elusiveness of Mint State 1856 eagles does full justice to the original mintage of only 60,490 pieces. Both sides are remarkably smooth and free of mentionable contact marks despite the MS 63 assessment. The focal features show exemplary striking qualities and both sides are dripping with mint frost. With dazzling orange-gold overtones, this delectable specimen belongs in a collection that demands the finest in both technical and aesthetic quality. Both major grading services report only 5 examples in MS 63 with none finer (9/99).
    From the Joseph J. Abbell Collection of U.S. Gold Coins. (NGC ID# 263P, PCGS# 8619)

    Weight: 16.72 grams

    Metal: 90% Gold, 10% Copper


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    January, 2000
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