14 December 2000,
Price realised USD 16,100
USD 20,000 - USD 26,000
$20, 1857-S MS-65 PL (PCGS). Variety-20A, Spiked Shield. An aesthetically pleasing example of with deep yellow gold surfaces and fully reflective mirrored fields. A few very minor blemishes are noted. [SSCA 4953].
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Prooflike Gem 1857-S Double Eagle
Post Lot Text
Tied with two others for finest of 50 PL examples from the S.S. Central America treasure certified by PCGS.
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