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1857-O DOUBLE EAGLE OR
$20 GOLD

PCGS No: 8921

Mintage:

Circulation strikes: 30,000
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) below the eagle's tail on the reverse

Notes:
The finest example graded by PCGS is a single MS-63.

Recent appearances:
NGC MS-62 PL.  S.S. Republic (NGC 5086627-007)

PCGS AU-55.  Dr. Barry Southerland - Heritage 08/2000:7434, $6,670.00

"About Uncirculated".  Jeff Browning - Sotheby's/Stack's 10/2001:19

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