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    1871-CC Eagle, AU55
    Low-Mintage Rare Issue

    1871-CC $10 AU55 NGC. The 1871-CC eagle boasts a low mintage of just 8,085 pieces, and the issue is rare in any grade today. Doug Winter estimates a surviving population of 90-100 examples in all grades and 10-12 specimens in AU. The present coin is sharply struck, showing only slight wear on Liberty's hair. The surfaces are light orange-gold, and traces of satiny mint luster are evident in sheltered areas. A few minor nicks can be detected on Liberty's cheek, and a scattering of insignificant handling marks is present on both sides. Currently, NGC has certified only nine coins in AU55, with 10 finer, while PCGS has graded just three examples in this grade, with two finer (5/10).(Registry values: N7079) (NGC ID# 264X, PCGS# 8661)

    Weight: 16.72 grams

    Metal: 90% Gold, 10% Copper


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    July, 2010
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