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    Very Rare Near-Mint 1857-O Eagle

    1857-O $10 AU58 NGC. The '57-O is ranked as the third rarest New Orleans Eagle of the No Motto type and it has a mintage of only 5,000 pieces. In AU grades it is very rare, comparing favorably to the 1855-O and 1856-O issues. Only seven other pieces have been certified this high by the two major grading services (8/01), and none have been certified in Uncirculated condition. This is a still-lustrous, reddish hued example that has at least three larger abrasions that can be used as pedigree identifiers in the future: a scratch crosses the forward portion of the truncation of Liberty's neck, a long mark in the field by stars 2 and 3, and a long milling mark that is located below the ES of STATES on the reverse. (NGC ID# 263U, PCGS# 8623)

    Weight: 16.72 grams

    Metal: 90% Gold, 10% Copper


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    January, 2002
    9th-12th Wednesday-Saturday
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