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    1871-CC Liberty Eagle, AU50
    Semikey Carson City Issue

    1871-CC $10 AU50 PCGS. Variety 1-A. Like its double eagle counterpart, the 1871-CC ten is a scarce date in all grades with only about 100 pieces known. Uncirculated coins are prohibitively rare, and AU examples are infrequently offered. This issue comes from a mintage of only 8,085 pieces, and it is scarcer overall than the double eagle of the same date. Nonetheless, there is room for appreciation of the 1871-CC ten in AU and better condition.

    The present coin displays sharp detail and rich orange-gold coloration. Portions of the fields retain subtle luster and semiprooflike reflectivity. Scattered abrasions are light for the grade, and high-point wear is equally minimal. This is an attractive AU coin for the Carson City gold collector. Population: 11 in 50, 14 finer (2/17).
    From The R. Thayer Sheets Yorktown Collection.(Registry values: N7079) (NGC ID# 264X, PCGS# 8661)

    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, 2017
    4th-6th Tuesday-Thursday
    Bids + Registered Phone Bidders: 11
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