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    NGC 1868 AU 55. While a scarce coin in all grades with an original mintage of only 10,630 pieces, the 1868 becomes a significant collector item at the AU grade level with very few coins known above AU 50. The fields of this piece are bright and still show remnants of an original prooflike finish. The surfaces have a rich reddish-coppery patina and are peppered with numerous small abrasions. There are two more obvious marks that can possibly be used for pedigree purposes, one is behind the trailing hair curls and back point of the bust on the obverse, and the other is in the left reverse field below the eagle's wing. (NGC ID# 264N, PCGS# 8653)

    Weight: 16.72 grams

    Metal: 90% Gold, 10% Copper


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    Auction Dates
    January, 1995
    4th Wednesday
    Internet/Mail Bids: 1
    Lot Tracking Activity: N/A
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