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Lot 1331

1848 $10 Liberty. PCGS graded MS-64. Lovely golden toning with much luster. Very rare coin in this grade. A spectacular original offering that prides itself on a display of brilliant mint luster and a sharp strike. This is certainly one of the finest known of the date, and it is currently the highest one graded by PCGS as the only Mint State 64 seen by that service. NGC has also graded one as Mint State 64, and another as Mint State 65, to give the buyer an indication of just how rare this date is in the choice grades. The surfaces are remarkably clean for a gold coin of the Gold Rush era. This piece has obviously seen judicious handling since the time it was first taken possession of. If you are a date specialist, or if someone looking for a great example for your type collection, then here is a coin worthy of its grade. Faint wispy hairlines can be seen with a glass, but they are not detracting. Identifiable by a tiny vertical mark on the cheek about half way between the ear and base of Liberty's nose, and a small tick on the lower right loop of the first 8, and on the reverse by a couple of small copper toned areas between AM of AMERICA and UN of UNITED. Pop 1; none finer at PCGS. (PCGS # 8599) .
Estimated Value $25,000 - 27,000.
The Mark Gordon Collection.

Realized $60,375

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