1861 DOUBLE EAGLE OR
$20 GOLD -
Reverse by Anthony Pacquet
Circulation strikes: 2 known
Reverse: Anthony Pacquet
Gold - 90%
Other - 10%
Weight: ±516 grains
Mintmark: None (for
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania) below the eagle's tail on the reverse
PCGS has graded no examples of
Known examples (2):
"Choice About Uncirculated".
Ex - Edward Cogan's sale of the Colonel Mendes I. Cohen Collection,
October 25-29, 1875, Lot 1314, sold for $26.00 - William H. Strobridge's
sale of the George W. Cram collection (William Anderson, Stentz et al),
March 8-9, 1877, Lot 597, sold for $22.25 - Paul Witlin, 1965, believed to
have been found in a nag of Double Eagles in Europe, sold for $7,500 -
Paramount - Ben Dreiske (of RARCOA), sold for $12,500 - Abe Kososs -
anonymous North Carolina collector - Mike Brownlee / Abe Kosoff, March 22,
1976 - H. Jeff Browning - Sotheby's / Stack's "The 'Dallas Bank'
Collection" Auction, October 29-30, 2001, Lot 30, illustrated.
The Akers plate coin. 34.45 mm diameter.
Norweb, Lot 3984, sold for
"The PCGS Population Report, January 2002" by The
Professional Coin Grading Service