SOLD- $20.00 – 1883-CC PCGS AU55 CAC

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SOLD- $20.00 – 1883-CC PCGS AU55 CAC


Serial Number 8999.55/10992267

PCGS Lookup Number 8999

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The 1883-CC is a common Carson City double eagle in most circulated grades but choice, original examples in AU55 to AU58 have become hard to find in recent years.

This is a perfect coin for the grade with deep, even russet colors seen on the obverse and the reverse. Unlike most 1883-CC double eagles, this piece has few abrasions and it has never been dipped or processed. But this is not a dirty “Euro” coin as there is no blackness seen on the high spots. The eye appeal is exceptional.

The last PCGS AU55 1883-CC $20.00 to sell at auction brought $6,463 as Heritage 2/14: 4288; it was not approved by CAC. Two non-CAC NGC AU55′s realized $5,581 in Heritage’s April 2014 auction. Again, these were not approved by CAC.

This would be a perfect coin for the collector seeking a single choice, original Type Three double eagle from this mint.

CAC has approved 22 in this grade with 29 finer.