Choice and original with abundant soft, satiny luster present below medium natural green-gold color. Unlike most 1855 double eagles, this piece lacks deep, detracting abrasions and there are just a few scattered scuffs in the obverse fields. The 1855 is scarce in all grades and it becomes very scarce in the higher AU range. Trends jumps to $10,500 in MS60 for this date and even if you can find an example in the lower Uncirculated grades (and this is not likely) you are going to have to write a five-figure check. For most collectors, this example will fit nicely into their Type One set.