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    Elusive XF40 1865-S Over Inverted 186 Ten Dollar

    1865-S $10 865 Over Inverted 186 XF40 NGC. NGC labels this "1865/981 S" when it is in reality an inverted 186--which, barring semantics, works out to the same thing. At one time thought to be a great rarity, now the variety is considered somewhat more common than the 1865-S Normal Date, but examples of both types are rare to extremely rare in high grade. This piece boasts orange-yellow surfaces that show the moderate wear and abrasions expected of the grade, none overly distracting. The strike is soft on the eagle's left (facing) wing and the fletchings, but this rare coin offers plenty of appeal. Listed in the 2009 Guide Book. Census: 4 in 40, 17 finer (4/08).(Registry values: N2998) (NGC ID# 264G, PCGS# 8643)

    Weight: 16.72 grams

    Metal: 90% Gold, 10% Copper


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    May-Jun, 2008
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