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    Almost Uncirculated 1858 Eagle, A Rare No Motto Issue

    1858 $10 AU50 NGC. The 1858 is an obvious rarity as seen from its mintage of only 2,521 pieces. However, it is not the landmark rarity that B. Max Mehl once promoted it as. Most rare gold experts today believe that 25 to 30 pieces exist in all grades. This piece was struck from the usual later state of the dies that shows detached hair curls at the back of Liberty's neck, made so by overzealous die polishing. The peripheral details on this piece are somewhat softly defined, and the surfaces are bright orange-gold overall with numerous small abrasions scattered over each side. (NGC ID# 263W, PCGS# 8625)

    Weight: 16.72 grams

    Metal: 90% Gold, 10% Copper


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    January, 2002
    9th-12th Wednesday-Saturday
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