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    1859-S Liberty Eagle, AU Details

    1859-S $10 -- Rim Damage -- NGC Details. AU. The light rim filing that is evident around parts of the obverse and reverse rims intended to lessen the effects of rim bruises, although a few small ones are are still evident. Some luster remains on the medium yellow surfaces of this Liberty ten. Double eagles were the coins of choice on the West Coast in the late 1850s, and mintages of eagles remained at low levels. Just 7,000 eagles were minted at San Francisco in 1859, and few have survived.

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

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    Auction Dates
    February, 2020
    20th-23rd Thursday-Sunday
    Bids + Registered Phone Bidders: 18
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