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    "Overdate" 1865-S Eagle

    1865-S 865 Over Inverted 186 XF 40 NGC. This particular die variety was created when a mint employee punched the first three digits of the date into the die upside down (rotated 180 degrees from the normal position). He then discovered his mistake, and corrected it by repunching the numerals in their correct position. The inverted date is very scarce, but actually not as infrequently seen as the normal date. Smooth and evenly worn, with traces of luster lingering around the devices. (NGC ID# 264G, PCGS# 8643)

    Weight: 16.72 grams

    Metal: 90% Gold, 10% Copper


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    January, 1998
    10th-13th Saturday-Tuesday
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