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USA (San Francisco Mint), gold $20 coronet Liberty "double eagle," 1863-S, PCGS AU58 / Brother Jonat

Currency:USD Category:Coins & Paper Money / Shipwreck - Silver Coins 1750s-1900s Start Price:6,500.00 USD Estimated At:8,000.00 - 12,000.00 USD
USA (San Francisco Mint), gold $20 coronet Liberty  double eagle,  1863-S, PCGS AU58 / Brother Jonat
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7,000.00USD+ (1,330.00) buyer's premium + applicable fees & taxes.
This item SOLD at 2019 Nov 01 @ 13:39UTC-4 : AST/EDT
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USA (San Francisco Mint), gold $20 coronet Liberty "double eagle," 1863-S, PCGS AU58 / Brother Jonathan (1865), ex-Bowers and Merena. Lustrous and devoid of wear except for highest points, a few faint lines in fields in addition to the usual bagmarks, lovely gold color with auburn highlights near rims, multiple die-cracks, scarce and desirable provenance. PCGS #7764451 (inventory recovery number 237, series 70, coin 36). Pedigreed to the Bowers and Merena sale of SS Brother Jonathan coins held on May 29, 1999 as lot 238. Recovered from: SS Brother Jonathan, sunk in 1865 off Crescent City, California.

Note: Printed catalog says 1865-S in error.