1880-S $20 MS (PCGS# 8993)

2011 November 8-10 US Coins Signature Auction - Beverly Hills #1161

  • Auctioneer:
    Heritage Auctions
  • Lot Number:
    4465
  • Grade:
    MS61
  • Price:
    $3,220.00
Lot Description
1880-S $20 MS61 NGC. Tall S, one of two mintmark sizes known for this conditionally scarce issue. This sun-gold representative is sharply struck with good luster and surprisingly few marks for the MS61 level. The hair curls near the ear are slightly glossy. The 1880-S becomes a formidable rarity in MS63, although MS61 examples are available for only a moderate premium above melt.
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