Buy It Now U.S. Coins Gold Coinage $20 Liberty Gold

S.S. Central America: 1856-S Shipwreck $20 PCGS/CAC MS64 (Full Serif)

Tied Finest Known Full Serif, S Tilted Right

Eye Appeal:
Degree of Toning: 1/10
DLRC Inventory #: 2377347

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DLRC Asking Price: $38,500.00


Item Description:
PCGS #70013. While the vast majority of the double eagles recovered from the S. S. Central America shipwreck were dated 1857-S, there was also a fair number of 1856-S double eagles recovered from the Ship of Gold. This stunning example is tied for finest known Full Serif, S Tilted right example. Clean and lustrous surfaces radiate ample mint luster and showcase ideal sunny-golden coloration throughout. A choice example that saw fantastic preservation this would be an exciting addition to any collection of high-end double eagles or shipwreck treasure. CAC approved for quality and eye appeal.

DLRC Related Auction Data:
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Realized
Date Sold

1856-S $20 NGC MS61

$4,500.00

8/14/06

S.S. Central America: 1856-S Shipwreck $20 PCGS AU58 (No Serif, Full A)

$5,750.00

3/21/22

1856-S $20 PCGS Secure/CAC AU58

$4,200.00

3/8/12

1856-S $20 NGC AU58

$2,100.00

4/24/08

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$2,090.00

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Catalog Details:
PCGS #: 8919 ()
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: 1,189,750