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    1871-CC Eagle, XF45
    Natural Red-Gold Color

    1871-CC $10 XF45 NGC. CAC. Variety 2-A. There is a single dentil between the base of the 1 and the bust tip. The reverse is the same one used to strike the famous 1870-CC. Four deliveries took place in February, March, August, and November 1871, resulting in a total production of 8,085 1871-CC eagles. Somewhere in the vicinity of 90 to 110 examples are thought to exist. While this issue does not approach the rarity of the 1870-CC or the 1872-CC, it is a scarce date in its own right and is highly pursued among Carson City enthusiasts.

    Reddish-gold surfaces are eminently appealing and inarguably natural. Detail is incomplete over the centers, but the stars are well-defined. There are many small abrasions peppered over each side but the only significant mark through the left shield border is well-concealed and undistracting. Census: 20 in 45, 34 finer. CAC: 5 in 45, 3 finer (1/18).
    From The Admiral Collection. (Registry values: N2998)

    Coin Index Numbers: (NGC ID# 264X, PCGS# 8661)

    Weight: 16.72 grams

    Metal: 90% Gold, 10% Copper


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    February, 2018
    22nd-27th Thursday-Tuesday
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