1858 $20
Lot 1318
1858 $20
US$ 7,500 - 8,500
£4,400 - 5,000
Auction Details
Lot Details
1858 $20
Well struck with lovely green-golden patina and red accents as the coin is viewed from indirect angles. Choice for the grade and boldly defined throughout including the often-weak peripheral stars. There are thousands of collectors who would like to own an 1858 double eagle this nice, but few examples are available for sale. The 1858 has the lowest mintage of any Philadelphia Mint Type One twenty: 211,714 pieces. A couple of tiny abrasions are seen on the obverse, however, these hardly detract. Struck on a perfectly formed planchet, the coin displays bold relief in all areas on both sides and from center to periphery. Few pieces this fresh have sold at auction in the past decade. (PCGS 8923) About Uncirculated
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