W.I. San Francisco Gold Coins
1856-S $20

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Coin Details

Origin/Country: UNITED STATES
Design Description: DOUBLE EAGLES - CORONET
Item Description: $20 1856 S
Full Grade: PCGS AU 55
Owner: Whidbey Island Collection

Set Details

Custom Sets: This coin is not in any custom sets.
Competitive Sets: Whidbey Island Coronets   Score: 3730
W.I. 1856 Mint Set   Score: 3730
W.I. San Francisco Gold Coins   Score: 3730
Research: NGC Coin Explorer NGC Coin Price Guide

Owner Comments:

Some of the higher grade AU 1856-S double eagles are coins that were recovered from the USS Central America shipwreck. Their surfaces show signs of sea water damage. The surfaces of this coin are very nice and show that this was not a shipwreck piece.

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