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    1859 Paquet Double Eagle in Copper
    Judd-262, PR65+ Brown

    1859 P$20 Twenty Dollar, Judd-262, Pollock-307, Low R.7, PR65+ Brown PCGS. Ex: Simpson. Anthony Paquet's 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 reverse is from the same die as regular issue 1859 twenties. Struck in copper with a reeded edge. According to USPatterns.com, "Fewer than a dozen examples are confirmed." The first auction appearances for this design combination were in a pair of Edward Cogan sales from May 1860 and March 1862. The surfaces on this piece show uniform mellowing over each side with only a trace of mint red that still clings to the devices. Otherwise each side has taken on rich blue and violet patina. The bright proof finish in the fields is still abundantly evident on each side.

    Coin Index Numbers: (NGC ID# 29DA, PCGS# 12044)


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