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    Extremely Fine 1869-S Eagle, An Elusive Low Mintage Date

    1869-S $10 XF45 ANACS. Like the 1866-S Motto, 1868-S, 1870-S, 1871-S, 1872-S, 1873-S, and 1874-S (issues to which it compares favorably to in overall rarity), the 1869-S is a challenging coin to locate in any grade. Just 6,430 pieces were produced of this heavily circulated, frontier era date, and survivors are apt to grade no finer than VF. The surfaces are slightly reflective with warm golden-rose color and bold overall definition. Lightly to moderately abraded throughout.
    Ex: January 1998 FUN Signature Sale (Heritage, 1/98), lot 7944, where it realized $1,668. (NGC ID# 264S, PCGS# 8656)

    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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    April, 2002
    25th-27th Thursday-Saturday
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