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USA (San Francisco mint), gold $20 coronet Liberty double eagle, 1856-S, NGC UNC details / sea salva

Currency:USD Category:Coins & Paper Money / Shipwreck - Silver Coins 1750s-1900s Start Price:2,600.00 USD Estimated At:3,000.00 - 4,500.00 USD
USA (San Francisco mint), gold $20 coronet Liberty double eagle, 1856-S, NGC UNC details / sea salva
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USA (San Francisco mint), gold $20 coronet Liberty double eagle, 1856-S, NGC UNC details / sea salvaged. Bold example with a light sea salvage effect across its orange-gold toned surfaces, bright mint luster throughout, plus a desirable pedigree to the "Gordy-Ashley gold" find. NGC #3509768-011 (Shipwreck Brown Label). With Sedwick photo-certificate, pedigreed to Sedwick Auction 13, with original lot-tag 309. Recovered from: "Fort Capron Treasure," lost in 1857 off Fort Pierce (east coast of Florida)