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    1883-CC Eagle, Conditionally Rare AU55
    Above-Average Surface Condition

    1883-CC $10 AU55 NGC. Variety 2-C. The Cs of the mintmark are closed with the tops touching the bottoms. The 1883-CC ten dollar, from a mintage of 12,000 pieces, is most commonly found in Extremely Fine condition. The issue is rare in Choice AU, the grade of the current specimen. Mint State pieces are exceedingly rare. Whispers of apricot and lilac visit the yellow-gold surfaces that exhibit well-struck design features. Scattered marks are less severe than the deep abrasions usually encountered. Both sides are devoid of dark grease stains frequently seen on this date. Census: 28 in 55, 16 finer (2/14).
    From the Collection of Donald E. Bently, sold for the benefit of the Bently Foundation.(Registry values: N2998) (NGC ID# 2667, PCGS# 8700)

    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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    March, 2014
    20th Thursday
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