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1860-O DOUBLE EAGLE OR
$20 GOLD

PCGS No: 8930

Mintage:

Circulation strikes: 6,600
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:
PCGS AU-55.  Ex - Bowers and Merena Galleries, "The Harry W. Bass, Jr. Collection, Part IV Sale", November 20-21, 2000, Lot 832, illustrated, sold for $21,850.00  From Abe Kosoff's sale of the Shuford Collection, May 1968, Lot 2418

"Choice About Uncirculated".  Ex - Sotheby's / Stack's "The 'Dallas Bank' Collection" Auction, October 29-30, 2001, Lot 28, illustrated

PCGS AU-50.  Ex - Heritage Numismatic Auctions, Inc.'s "Philadelphia 2000 Signature Sale", August 6-7, 2000, Lot 7439, illustrated, not sold  From the Dr. Barry Southerland Collection

Notes:
The finest examples graded by PCGS are 4 AU-58's.

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