1852-O $10 MS (PCGS# 8609)

The March 2011 Baltimore Auction

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Lot Description
1852-O Liberty Eagle. Winter Variety Two. AU-50 (PCGS). One of the more elusive New Orleans Mint Eagles of the No Motto type, the 1852-O (just 18,000 pieces produced) compares favorably in this regard to the 1849-O, 1856-O and 1857-O. Conditionally scarce in that both sides retain much of the original semi-prooflike finish, this medium-gold example exhibits only light wear to the higher elements of the design. Softly struck in the center of the obverse, yet more-or-less bold elsewhere, scattered abrasions are commensurate with the grade.
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