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    Second Finest Certified 1860 Eagle

    1860 MS 60 PCGS. Rare in all grades with an original mintage of only 15,105 pieces. The 1860 is seldom seen any finer than XF with only a handful of AU and mint state pieces known. This is the second finest grade that has been given this date by either of the major grading services. The fields are bright and flashy and the surfaces have a warm, reddish-golden color that is most attractive. The stars are irregularly struck with some better defined than others, and the central details are well brought up on each side. There are numerous abrasions scattered about, the most obvious ones being along the jawline and across the nose of Liberty, and on the reverse below and to the left of the eagle's head with one scrape between the tip of the olive branch and the D in TEN D. Population: 1 in 60, only 2 finer (7/95). (NGC ID# 2644, PCGS# 8631)

    Weight: 16.72 grams

    Metal: 90% Gold, 10% Copper


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    October, 1995
    7th-10th Saturday-Tuesday
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