14 December 2000
Splendid Prooflike 1857-S Double Eagle
$20, 1857-S MS-64 PL (PCGS). Variety-20A, Spiked Shield. Rich yellow gold lustre with reflective, prooflike fields. This is a lovely example of the issue, extremely sharply struck. This example will certainly be a welcome addition to the next owner's cabinet. [SSCA 4125].
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Among PL examples, this is tied with 19 others with just three finer examples from the S.S. Central America treasure certified by PCGS.
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