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    1859 Seated Dollar, MS61
    Deeply Toned and Reflective

    1859 $1 MS61 NGC. This 1859 Seated dollar is well-struck with deep violet-purple toning distributed evenly over both sides. Attractive semiprooflikeness glimmers in the fields, and only a few minor surface marks appear on either side. The 1859 is quite scarce in Mint State, despite a relatively high mintage of 255,700 pieces; numismatists disagree on the reasons therefor. Census: 3 in 61, 29 finer (7/13).(Registry values: N1793) (NGC ID# 24YZ, PCGS# 6946)

    Weight: 26.73 grams

    Metal: 90% Silver, 10% Copper


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