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    Choice AU 1874-S Eagle--Tied For Finest Certified

    1874-S AU 55 PCGS. A very scarce S-mint ten with an original mintage of only 10,000 pieces. Not only is this issue scarce in the absolute sense, it is also an important condition rarity in AU with Breen noting it is "prohibitively rare above VF." This piece is tied with a single NGC AU 55 as the finest certified, and we presume also the finest known. Well struck in all areas, the coin has bright, medium orange-gold color and shows traces of mint luster around the devices. Minimally abraded with only slight field marks seen on each side. (NGC ID# 2659, PCGS# 8671)

    Weight: 16.72 grams

    Metal: 90% Gold, 10% Copper


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    Auction Dates
    October, 1995
    7th-10th Saturday-Tuesday
    Bids + Registered Phone Bidders: 2
    Lot Tracking Activity: N/A
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