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    Mint State 1861 Seated Dollar
    Elusive as a Business Strike

    1861 $1 MS61 NGC. The 1861 Seated dollar issue was the first of the Civil War dates, and Mint State examples from that era are seldom seen, particularly in business strike format. This Mint State specimen displays bright, semireflective fields with surfaces that are mostly brilliant, save for a hint of light toning around the devices. The strike is sharp throughout. A few light abrasions above the eagle's head help determine the grade.(Registry values: N2998) (NGC ID# 24Z4, PCGS# 6951)

    Weight: 26.73 grams

    Metal: 90% Silver, 10% Copper


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    November, 2011
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