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    1862 Liberty Eagle, AU53
    Challenging Civil War Issue

    1862 $10 AU53 PCGS. The 1862 ten dollar mintage consisted of 10,960 coins. The number of surviving examples is small, with some stating there are fewer than 100 survivors known today. PCGS has certified 38 examples, while NGC has graded 86, but resubmissions have no doubt inflated the numbers to some degree. Pleasing light yellow-gold color and even wear add to the appeal of this AU53 example. Scattered marks are present, but none are worthy of individual mention. Only 16 examples have achieved higher numeric grades from PCGS (12/13).(Registry values: N2998) (NGC ID# 2649, PCGS# 8635)

    Weight: 16.72 grams

    Metal: 90% Gold, 10% Copper


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