1886 $1 VAM 20 Doubled Date MS (PCGS# 134000)

2009 August Los Angeles, CA US Coin Auction #1128

  • Auctioneer:
    Heritage Auctions
  • Lot Number:
    1908
  • Grade:
    MS64
  • Price:
    $6,325.00
Lot Description
1886 $1 Doubled Date MS64 PCGS. VAM-20, R.7. A Hot 50 Variety. Highly lustrous and nearly brilliant with a glimpses of golden-brown along the obverse rim. Nicely struck, and the few faint grazes on the cheek do not challenge the grade. Vamworld.com states, "entire date strongly doubled. ... 6 doubled as curved line on left side of lower loop. ... Four confirmed examples in published 2000 Hot 50 book, probably less than ten currently known. Currently ultra-rare and getting enormous premiums on the few reported sales. ... [An] 1886 PCGS AU55 [sold] at FUN Show in January, 2008 for $3,800" PCGS has certified 12 of this variety in all grades. NGC has graded just one piece, an MS61 from the Benny Binion hoard. Population: 2 in 64, 0 finer (6/09).
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