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USA (San Francisco mint), gold $20 Coronet Liberty "double eagle," 1857-S, no serif, high S, PCGS AU

Currency:USD Category:Coins & Paper Money / Shipwreck - Silver Coins 1750s-1900s Start Price:2,400.00 USD Estimated At:3,000.00 - 4,500.00 USD
USA (San Francisco mint), gold $20 Coronet Liberty  double eagle,  1857-S, no serif, high S, PCGS AU
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USA (San Francisco mint), gold $20 Coronet Liberty "double eagle," 1857-S, no serif, high S, PCGS AU58 / Ship of Gold special presentation case with pinch of gold. Boldly struck with bright yellow surfaces and a few spots of red-orange toning, typical light bagmarks throughout with perhaps only the faintest of rub on the high points for the grade. The included "pinch" of gold is roughly what 50 cents' worth of California gold would have been in 1857. Housed in special presentation case with certificate signed by the founder of PCGS, David Hall. PCGS #35398539 (label signed by Bob Evans, chief scientist of the operation). Recovered from: S.S. Central America, sunk in 1857 off North Carolina