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    Very Rare Near Mint 1870 Eagle

    1870 $10 AU58 PCGS. A boldly struck apricot-gold representative that features a full band of luster across the borders. A few faint slide marks and some minor marks in the left obverse field are appropriate for the grade. Just 3,990 pieces were struck. Only a single Mint State example has been certified by either of the major services, as MS60 by NGC. Federal currency traded at a discount to bullion-based coinage during this era, which continued to drive gold coins out of circulation even though the Civil War was long over. Population: 3 in 58, none finer (7/04).(#8657) (Registry values: N2998) (NGC ID# 264T, PCGS# 8657)

    Weight: 16.72 grams

    Metal: 90% Gold, 10% Copper


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    Auction Dates
    August, 2004
    18th-21st Wednesday-Saturday
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