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    1866-S No Motto XF 45 PCGS. An extremely rare Coronet ten whose original mintage of 8,500 pieces does not begin to convey the true scarcity of this date. It is an absolute rarity with perhaps no more than 12-14 pieces extant in all grades as well as a condition rarity with several other XF 45 coins known, but only two AU pieces certified to date (7/95). This piece is a bit softly struck, as were the few other examples we have seen in the past. The reddish-golden surfaces show very few field marks, but a couple of smaller abrasions are noticeably located on the face of Liberty. A small, dark spot is seen on the obverse rim between stars 6 and 7, and another, large one, covers the denticles below T(EN) on the reverse. (NGC ID# 264H, PCGS# 8644)

    Weight: 16.72 grams

    Metal: 90% Gold, 10% Copper


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    Auction Dates
    October, 1995
    7th-10th Saturday-Tuesday
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