14 December 2000
Lustrous 1857-S Double Eagle
Rare Variety 20F
$20, 1857-S MS-63 (PCGS). Variety-20F, No Serif, Right S. [SSCA 2658]. The mintmark is positioned further to the right than any other double eagle variety among the 1857-S issues found among the treasure from the S.S. Central America. Frosty light yellow gold with moderate abrasions. The reverse is slightly prooflike and much finer than the obverse.
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Tied with eight others with three finer examples of this variety from the S.S. Central America treasure certified by PCGS.
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