1853-O $10 MS (PCGS# 8612)

The August 2010 Boston Rarities Sale

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    Bowers & Merena
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Lot Description
1853-O Liberty Eagle. Winter Variety Four. AU-55 (NGC). Grouped with the 1843-O and 1844-O, the 1853-O trails only the 1847-O and 1851-O as the most readily obtainable New Orleans Mint Eagle of the No Motto type. Here we offer a conditionally scarce Choice AU that displays only light wear to boldly impressed devices. The surfaces are a bit baggy, but the only individually mentionable abrasions are confined to the upper-reverse field. Medium-intensity, olive-gold color blankets both sides and helps to draw attention away from a slightly glossy texture.
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