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    Undated (1857) Double Eagle Die Trial
    Judd-A1857-8, MS63, White Metal
    Believed Unique

    (1857) $20 Double Eagle Reverse Die Trial, Judd-A1857-8, Pollock-3152, Unique (?), MS63 PCGS Secure. Undated (1857) hub trial or uniface splasher with a spread-wing eagle with arrows below, surrounded by rays. No border, denomination, or legend. Partial paper backing on the reverse. Struck in white metal. Believed to be unique. A few die polishing lines are seen through the rays. The surfaces otherwise are brighter in the center with slight darkening at the margin. A spot is located almost in the exact center of the piece with a couple of microscopic flecks below the eagle. Of the greatest rarity and importance.
    Ex: Stephen K. Nagy; ANA Auction (Kosoff, 8/1958); Abe Kosoff Estate (Bowers and Merena, 11/1985), lot 1157; illustrated on page 105 of the article "The 1861 Paquet Double Eagles," by Hodder, Ford, and Rubin.

    Coin Index Numbers: (PCGS# 569597)


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

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    Auction Info

    Auction Dates
    January, 2016
    6th-11th Wednesday-Monday
    Bids + Registered Phone Bidders: 12
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