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    1866-S Motto Ten, AU Details
    Rare and Underappreciated

    1866-S $10 Motto -- Improperly Cleaned -- NGC Details. AU. Another rare and underappreciated San Francisco issue. The NGC Census lists 36 examples in all grades, several of which were probably broken out of their holders over the past 26 years. Most of the mintage of 11,500 pieces was likely eventually melted. The present coin shows minimal wear but the straw-gold surfaces are subdued and the obverse field is smoothed near Liberty's chin.(Registry values: N4719) (NGC ID# 53FR, PCGS# 8650)

    Weight: 16.72 grams

    Metal: 90% Gold, 10% Copper


    Learn more at the Newman Numismatic Portal at Washington University in St. Louis.

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    Auction Dates
    September, 2013
    25th-29th Wednesday-Sunday
    Bids + Registered Phone Bidders: 10
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