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    1868 Double Eagle in Aluminum
    Judd-665, PR66 Cameo
    Ex: Garrett

    1868 $20 Twenty Dollar, Judd-665, Pollock-740, Low R.7, PR66 Cameo PCGS. Ex: Garrett-Simpson. Regular issue design for the Liberty double eagle. Struck in aluminum with a reeded edge. Approximately six examples of this pattern are known, including those that were part of cased aluminum coinage sets. This was once part of the Garrett cased set, which we sold intact in our 2013 FUN Signature. The surfaces are bright and unoxidized with deeply reflective fields and starkly contrasting, frosted devices. Fully struck, of course.
    Ex: Philadelphia Mint; A Collection of American Coins and Medals (H.G. Sampson, 2/1882), lot 956; T. Harrison Garrett; Robert Garrett; John Work Garrett; Johns Hopkins University; Garrett Collection, Part I (Bowers and Ruddy, 11/1979), lot 396; Jascha Heifetz Collection (Superior, 10/1989), lot 3283; FUN Signature (Heritage, 1/2013), part of a 16-piece set, lot 6006.
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    Coin Index Numbers: (NGC ID# 29PL, PCGS# 800125)


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    January, 2021
    20th-24th Wednesday-Sunday
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