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    1880-O Liberty Ten, AU55
    Very Scarce Low Mintage Issue

    1880-O $10 AU55 NGC. Variety 2. Although the 1880-O is less rare than the 1879-O and 1883-O, it is nonetheless a challenging issue with a scant mintage of 9,200 pieces. About 85% of survivors are Variety 1, which bears a highly placed New Orleans mintmark. Variety 2 has the mintmark entered lower, almost entirely beneath the feather tip. Both varieties were coined with the same obverse die, distinguished by die doubling toward the rim on the left-side stars. This lightly circulated sea-green and straw-gold example shows relatively few abrasions. The borders teem with luster. Census: 41 in 55, 41 finer (3/19).(Registry values: N1793) (NGC ID# 265U, PCGS# 8689)

    Weight: 16.72 grams

    Metal: 90% Gold, 10% Copper


    Learn more at the Newman Numismatic Portal at Washington University in St. Louis.

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    April, 2019
    25th-28th Thursday-Sunday
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