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The Midwest Summer Sale 2010
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1847 PCGS XF-45, unattributed die variety. 1847 PCGS XF-45, unattributed die variety.
Lot Title: 1847 PCGS XF-45, unattributed die variety.
Description: There is something strangely compelling about the luster and matte field texture of this early gold Liberty eagle, with traces of luster noticeable at the edges, and limited deposits of deep royal-gold patina nearly hidden in the recesses. An old scratch in front of Liberty's forehead is hardly noticeable, and does not affect the grade. On the reverse, an interesting die anomaly looks very much like a misplaced small "O" at the intersection of the horizontal stripes and the second set of vertical stripes. This same anomaly has been noticed on other examples of 1847, and it would be interesting to seen an explanation of this phenomenon.
Low Estimate: $650.00
High Estimate: $800.00
Lot Status: Bidding has been closed for this lot.
Hammered Price: $625.00
Price Realized: $718.75
1847 PCGS XF-45, unattributed die variety.
1847 PCGS XF-45, unattributed die variety.

Price history for items of the same classification:
Lot #AuctionCurrent Bid or Hammer PriceDescription
1106The Midwest Summer Sale 2010 on 07/23/2010$725.00
1847 PCGS AU-50.
For the aficionado who loves strictly original "dirty gold", here is a coin worthy of consideration. While lacking a little in the area of luster for the grade, prodigious dusky patina drapes this...
959The Midwest Winter Sale 2008 on 02/08/2008$600.00
1847 Coronet eagle AU-55
The ready appeal of this early Coronet gold coin is augmented by the prooflike fields that plainly display a lot of parallel die polish. A remarkably bold example as a result, and one that has been...

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