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1857-S $20 PCGS MS61 (20E, Broken A) ex: S.S. Central America Shipwreck (comes with Box+Papers)

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Item sold in auction: Internet Auction # 748.
Closed On: Sunday, April 21, 2013 6:37 PM.
For: $7,250.

1857-S $20 PCGS MS61 (20E, Broken A) ex: S.S. Central America Shipwreck (comes with Box+Papers)

DLRC #: 380305 // PCGS #: 8922

Scarce type 1 double eagle from the famous SS Central America shipwreck discovery. This MS61 coin is one of the few affordable mint state examples, as most we see are MS64 or higher. Comes with the original marketing box and papers which have been preserved in pristine condition.

  • Category Gold Coinage
  • Series $20 Liberty Gold
  • Type Liberty head
  • Years for Type 1849-1907
  • Strike Business
  • Denomination Double Eagle
  • Mint Location San Francisco
  • Designer James B. Longacre
  • Composition 90% gold; 10% copper
  • Weight 33.436g
  • Edge Type Reeded
  • Mintage 970,500