14 December 2000
$10, 1843-O EF-40 (PCGS). Attractive light yellow gold retains good lustre and original reflectivity. Tick before lips only detraction worthy of note, quite choice for the grade. A supremely attractive specimen of this popular New Orleans variety.
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This is the finer of two examples from the S.S. Central America treasure certified by PCGS. Mintmark centered over space between E and N.
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