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1876 20C

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Type Coin
Title 1876 20C
Date 1876
Grade MS64
Service NGC
Service Catalog # 5299
Denomination 20C

1876 20C MS64 S NGC. CAC. BF-2. The reverse is a minor doubled die that is most easily noted on the letters TATE. All 1876 twenty-cent pieces were coined from this reverse die, in combination with two obverse dies. Lane Brunner and John Frost note in Double Dimes - The United States Twenty-cent Piece that 90% of all 1876 twenty-cent pieces are from this die pair. Rings of sapphire, plum, and gold toning frame the ivory centers of this sharply struck and spectacular prooflike double dime. Ex: "Colonel" E.H.R. Green; Green Estate; Partnership of Eric P. Newman / B.G. Johnson d.b.a. St. Louis Stamp and Coin Co.; Eric P. Newman; Eric P. Newman Numismatic Education Society.

Heritage Newman IX, November 2017, lot 15082, realized $5040. Images and description courtesy of Heritage Auctions.

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