1852 $20 PCGS MS 61 Fully Mint State with Great Luster. Rare Grade
Service: PCGS | Rating: MS 61
The mintage of double eagles continued in large numbers at the Philadelphia Mint in 1853. The date is one of the more common Type 1 double eagles. The treasure of the S.S. Central America contained nearly 30 coins of the date, and the S.S. Republic held nearly 100 examples. Only about a dozen in those two groups are of Mint State quality. An NGC MS-62 coin from the S.S. Republic sold in 2005 for $10,925 at auction. One of the finest-known examples of the date was auctioned by the authors in the 1985 sale of the Jasper Robinson Collection. The coin was cataloged as gem Uncirculated (65/56) and realized $20,000. This was before the discovery of the S.S. Central America.
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