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    1872-S Eagle, Frosty MS60
    Only Two Uncirculated Coins Graded
    Finest With CAC Approval

    1872-S $10 MS60 NGC. CAC. The year 1872 saw 17,300 ten dollar gold coins struck at the San Francisco Mint. Both the Philadelphia and Carson City facilities had even lower mintages. Thus, with only 150 to 200 coins extant, the 1872-S is the most plentiful issue for the year. With that said, the 1872-S was still subject to the same degree of circulation as other ten dollar issues struck out West. Only two coins have been certified in Mint State: This coin and an MS61 by NGC. This is the only one endorsed by CAC for quality within the grade.

    Mint luster is bright and frosty over well-struck motifs and luminous yellow-gold surfaces. As expected, each side is heavily abraded. A small planchet void occurs just inside star 1. A Mint State 1872-S was last offered at auction in 2004 and another may not be made available for some time. Census: 1 in 60, 1 finer. CAC: 1 in 60, 0 finer (1/18).
    From The Admiral Collection. (Registry values: N7079)

    Coin Index Numbers: (NGC ID# 2653, PCGS# 8665)

    Weight: 16.72 grams

    Metal: 90% Gold, 10% Copper


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    February, 2018
    22nd-27th Thursday-Tuesday
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