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    Near-Mint 1860-O Ten-Dollar--Tied For Finest Certified

    1860-O AU 58 PCGS. A few nice AU 1860-O tens have surfaced over the past decade, suggesting the existence of a possible small hoard of this issue, probably from Jackson, Tennessee. Still, an important condition rarity with only 12-13 pieces believed to exist in AU. This piece is tied with one AU 58 graded by NGC as the finest certified. The coin itself shows multiple layers of colors with a semi-prooflike finish to the fields. This underlying brightness enhances the pronounced green-gold color of the coin as well as the rich reddish patina that overlays both sides. Generally well struck with an occasional bit of localized weakness. The surfaces are only moderately abraded--a thin scratch is seen in the left obverse field out from the mouth of Liberty and there are a couple of scuffs on the cheek. (NGC ID# 2645, PCGS# 98631)

    Weight: 16.72 grams

    Metal: 90% Gold, 10% Copper


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    October, 1995
    7th-10th Saturday-Tuesday
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