Description

    1856-S Ten Dollar, Near-Mint Example
    Only Two NGC-Graded Pieces Finer

    1856-S $10 AU58 NGC. Luster dominates the peripheries of this lightly circulated early San Francisco eagle. The surfaces are richly detailed and display the expected number of small to moderate marks. Three different reverse dies are known for the '56-S. This is the high Medium S; the other varieties are a low Medium S and a Large S. The mintmark is lightly repunched within the lower loop.(Registry values: N1793) (NGC ID# 263S, PCGS# 8621)

    Weight: 16.72 grams

    Metal: 90% Gold, 10% Copper


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