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    1859 Double Eagle Pattern, Judd-257

    1859 Double Eagle, Judd-257, Pollock-305, R.6, PR 62 Gilt NGC. A seated figure of Liberty faces left on the obverse supporting a fasces with her right hand and a shield with her left. An eagle is standing behind the shield. The denomination 20 DOLLARS, the date, 1859, and the legend UNITED STATES OF AMERICA are within a very heavy oak and laurel wreath. Both designs were created by Anthony Paquet. Struck in copper and gilt with a reeded edge. Both sides exhibit a slightly subdued appearance due, in part, to myriad hairlines seen throughout.

    Coin Index Numbers: (PCGS# 535168)


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    March, 1999
    11th-12th Thursday-Friday
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