14 December 2000
$20, 1857-S MS-65 (PCGS). Variety-20C, Narrow Serif. Frosty yellow gold obverse with deeper orange gold reverse. Extremely sharp strike with only very minor imperfections on obverse or reverse. This is the Narrow Serif variety, which describes the upper left serif of U in UNITED. [SSCA 4869].
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Tied with 23 others for finest of 525 examples of this variety from the S.S. Central America treasure certified by PCGS.
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