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1855-O DOUBLE EAGLE OR
$20 GOLD

PCGS No: 8915

Mintage:

Circulation strikes: 8,000
Proofs: 0

Designer: James Barton Longacre

Diameter: 34 millimeters

Metal content:
Gold - 90%
Other - 10% 

Weight: 516 grains (33.4 grams)

Edge: Reeded

Mintmark: "O" (for New Orleans, LA) below the eagle's tail on the reverse

Recent appearances:
NGC AU-55.  Ex - Heritage Numismatic Auctions, Inc.'s "Philadelphia 2000 Signature Sale", August 6-7, 2000, Lot 7426, illustrated, not sold  From the Dr. Barry Southerland Collection

NGC AU-53.  Ex - Heritage Numismatic Auctions, Inc.'s "Philadelphia 2000 Signature Sale", August 6-7, 2000, Lot 7425, illustrated, not sold  From the Dr. Barry Southerland Collection

AU-55.  Ex - Bowers & Merena Galleries' "The Lake Geneva Sale", June 28-29, 2001, Lot 1369, illustrated, sold for $8,050.00  From Stack's sale of January 1986, Lot 411

"About Uncirculated".  Ex - Sotheby's / Stack's "The 'Dallas Bank' Collection" Auction, October 29-30, 2001, Lot 13, illustrated.  The Akers Plate coin.

EF-45. Ex - Bowers & Merena Galleries' "The Cabinet of Lucien M. LaRiviere, Part II", March 15-17, 2001, Lot 249 Not sold

EF-45.  Ex - Bowers & Merena Galleries' "The Lake Geneva Sale", June 28-29, 2001, Lot 1370, illustrated, not sold

Notes:
The finest examples graded by PCGS are 2 AU-58's.

Sources and/or recommended reading:
"The PCGS Population Report, July 2003" by The Professional Coin Grading Service