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    Extremely Rare 1869 With Motto Eagle, XF45 NGC

    1869 $10 XF45 NGC. An extremely rare date, with a mintage of only 1,830 pieces, the 1869 is one of the premier rarities in the With Motto series, and indeed among all Coronet eagles. In fact, its rarity is such that, in the past, 1869-S examples with a weak mintmark have been offered as Philadelphia coins, and proofs have been offered as the rarer business strikes. As with all 1869 tens the fields are prooflike, yet this is definitely not a proof, as star 11 shows diagnostic repunching on several points (a feature not seen on the proofs). Not quite completely struck up, but a well defined and well balanced coin, albeit peppered with numerous abrasions. Population: 8 in 45, 17 finer (11/03).(#8655) (Registry values: P3) (NGC ID# 264R, PCGS# 8655)

    Weight: 16.72 grams

    Metal: 90% Gold, 10% Copper


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    January, 2004
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