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1865-S Liberty Head Gold Double Eagle NGC MS66
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1865-S Liberty Head Gold Double Eagle NGC MS66

 

The Liberty Head Gold Double Eagle, designed by James B. Longacre, was minted from 1850 to 1907. In 1865, the San Francisco Mint struck 1,042,500 examples of the Liberty Head Double Eagle. This example has been graded in Mint State 66 condition. Out of all 1865-S Liberty Head Double Eagles, only 11 have been graded in MS66 condition with no finer known examples. With no examples graded higher than this one, this stunning coin is not only a Condition Rarity, but is also among the finest known examples of the issue.

 

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Denomination $20
Series

Liberty Head Gold Double Eagle

Composition Gold
Year 1879
Mint San Francisco (S)
Grade MS66
Mintage 1,042,500
Population in Grade 11
Finer Known Examples 0
Designation

Condition Rarity