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Lot 1366

1865 $20 Liberty. NGC graded MS-65. A blazing gem both well struck and untoned. Talk about a truly out of this world coin! We are pleased to report richly frosted luster on the reverse with oceans more satiny texture on the obverse, creating a duality of pristine pride. There are really no areas of vexing weak detail on either side, just the opposite in fact. The coin is sharp as a knife blade with crisp details in the main devices and legends. All stars full. As to the color, it is primarily bright reddish-gold in hue and similar to a few others from the S.S. Republic shipwreck that have been carefully "conserved" by the salvers. Both sides are deservedly free of blemishes for a Type 1 Liberty $20 in a Mint State 65 holder, a lot of high-class preservation. All things considered, someone would be hard pressed to imagine a more attractive 1865 from this historic shipwreck in the rare coin marketplace. Pop 3; none finer at either service. (PCGS # 8943) .
Estimated Value $30,000 - 32,000.

 
Realized $28,175
 



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