1869-S $10 MS (PCGS# 8656)

LB Signature Sale #416

  • Auctioneer:
    Heritage Auctions
  • Lot Number:
    3760
  • Grade:
    AU53
  • Price:
    $7,849.00
Lot Description
1869-S $10 AU53 PCGS. The San Francisco Mint dutifully coined Liberty eagles each year during the 1860s. However, mintages never exceeded 20,000 pieces. The 1869-S is typically rare. Only 6,430 pieces were struck, and it is doubtful that a single example was set aside by a collector until decades later. PCGS and NGC combined have certified just three pieces in Mint State, none above MS61. The present bold representative has lovely golden-brown toning, and the only noticeable mark is located out of the way above the portrait. Population: 4 in 53, 8 finer (7/06).
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