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    1870-CC Silver Dollar, XF45
    Choice Original Surfaces

    1870-CC $1 XF45 PCGS. OC-4, Low R.7. Ex: Dick Osburn and the Osburn-Cushing Reference Collections. OC Die State a/a. The Carson City Mint struck silver dollars in on-and-off fashion during the first year of issue, in part because silver bullion was in short supply. A total of nine die pairs were used to produce just 12,462 pieces. Of those, the OC-4 die marriage is the scarcest of all, with just five confirmed examples as of (6/18). For the ambitious specialist seeking to assemble a complete subset of 1870-CC varieties, this is a rare opportunity to obtain a real stopper. Bluish-gray toning with golden-brown accents cover the smooth, originally toned surfaces. A peppering of small marks require magnification to view, but all marks are minor. This is a sharply defined and attractive Choice XF example in an ideal collector grade.
    From The Dick Osburn Collection. (Registry values: N1793)

    Coin Index Numbers: (NGC ID# 24ZE, PCGS# 6964)

    Weight: 26.73 grams

    Metal: 90% Silver, 10% Copper


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