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France (Paris mint), gold 20 francs, Louis Napoleon, 1852-A, PCGS AU55 / Ship of Gold special presen

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France (Paris mint), gold 20 francs, Louis Napoleon, 1852-A, PCGS AU55 / Ship of Gold special presen
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France (Paris mint), gold 20 francs, Louis Napoleon, 1852-A, PCGS AU55 / Ship of Gold special presentation case with pinch of gold, finest known from the wreck in the PCGS census. Gad-1060; Fr-568; KM-774. Lustrous, pale gold surfaces with minor friction from circulation wear, nicely detailed. This is the finest of four examples of this date recovered from the wreck. PCGS #35474697. Housed in special plastic holder containing a tag hand-signed by Bob Evans. Recovered from: SS Central America, sunk in 1857 off North Carolina