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Proof (illustrated above).
Ex - Trompeter collection
PCGS MS-60. Ex - Heritage
Numismatic Auctions, Inc.'s "Philadelphia 2000 Signature Sale",
August 6-7, 2000, Lot 7471, illustrated, not sold From the Dr.
Barry Southerland Collection
AU-50. Ex - Bowers and Merena Galleries, "The Harry W. Bass,
Jr. Collection, Part IV Sale", November 20-21, 2000, Lot 919,
illustrated, sold for $19,550.00 Purchased
from John Rowe, October 1, 1968
In mid-2000, a cancelled
obverse die for an 1882 Double Eagle was discovered in
California. Experts believe the new discovery is one of only two
surviving dies for Liberty Head Double Eagles.
The finest Uncirculated examples graded by PCGS
are 2 MS-61's.
The finest Proof examples graded by PCGS are 3 PR-65's.
The finest Proof Deep
Cameo example graded by PCGS is a single PRDC-64.
"The PCGS Population Report, July 2003" by The
Professional Coin Grading Service