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1857-S S.S. Central America Shipwreck $20 PCGS MS66 (Spiked Shield)

Rare Shipwreck Gem

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1857-S S.S. Central America Shipwreck $20 PCGS MS66 (Spiked Shield)

DLRC #: 1399831 // PCGS #: 70000

An unusual sighting amongst the SS Central America hoard, most examples are in grades of MS63-65, but this superb gem somehow survived the wreck and excavation with basically no marks and a nice yellow-gold sheen. Beautiful and satiny! Exciting double eagle gold coin from the famous SS Central America shipwreck.

  • 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