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S.S. Brother Jonathan: 1861-S Shipwreck $20 NGC AU58

Scarce Civil War S-Mint Double Eagle

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Degree of Toning: 1/10
DLRC Inventory #: 2356297
Lot #: 2452

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DLRC Estimate: $14,500.00

Item Description:
Only 5 of these coins were recovered from the S.S. Brother Jonathan. Tied for finest known with pop 2 in this grade and none finer. Very tough San Francisco mint. Fully lustrous with perhaps only two marks away from being granted an uncirculated grade.

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Catalog Details:
PCGS #: 8935 ()
Catalog: U.S. Coins
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: 768,000