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    Well Defined AU 1871 Eagle
    Rare Philadelphia Issue

    1871 $10 AU50 NGC. Glimpses of orange-tinted luster outline the stars and fill the legends. Small marks are distributed in accordance with the lightly circulated grade. The strike is bold throughout. A mere 1,790 pieces were struck, with none in NGC Mint State holders. As of (11/11), NGC has certified only 41 pieces in all grades. By comparison, NGC has certified a total of 68 1921 double eagles.
    Ex: Central States Signature (Heritage, 5/2005), lot 871, which realized $3,450.(Registry values: N2998) (NGC ID# 264W, PCGS# 8660)

    Weight: 16.72 grams

    Metal: 90% Gold, 10% Copper


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    January, 2012
    3rd-8th Tuesday-Sunday
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