1856-S SS Central America Liberty Head Gold Double Eagle PCGS MS63+
1856-S SS Central America Gold Double Eagle PCGS MS63+
The $20 Liberty Head Double Eagle, designed by James B. Longacre, was minted from 1850 to 1907. In 1856, the San Francisco Mint struck 1,189,750 examples of the Liberty Head Double Eagle. This specific example has been graded in Mint State 63+ condition and comes from the SS Central America shipwreck. Out of all 1856-S Liberty Head Double Eagles struck, only 5 examples have been graded in MS63+ condition with only 63 finer known examples. With so few examples graded higher than this one, this stunning coin is not only a Condition Rarity but it is also among the finest known examples of the issue.
|Mint||San Francisco (S)|
|Grade||Mint State 63+|
|Population in Grade||5|