The finest Uncirculated example graded by PCGS is a single MS-64.
The finest Proof
1863 Double Eagles graded by PCGS are 3 PR-64's.
The finest Cameo Proof
1863 Double Eagle graded by PCGS is a single PR-62 CA.
The finest Deep Cameo Proof
1863 Double Eagles graded by PCGS are 2 PR-64 DCAMs.
August, 2004, NGC published a partial population report of gold coins
recovered from the shipwrecked SS Republic. Included were 35
1863 Double Eagles, ranging in grade from AU-58 to MS-63. One of the
coins was listed as AU-58 PL.
EF-40. Stanley Kesselman, November 1, 1967
- Bowers and
Merena Galleries, "The Harry W. Bass, Jr. Collection, Part IV
Sale", 11/2000, Lot 842, $1,495.00
Sources and/or recommended
"The PCGS Population Report, July 2004" by
Professional Coin Grading Service
"The NGC Census Report",
August 13, 2004, www.ngcoin.com