High-Grade No Motto New Orleans Eagles: An Analysis

September 1, 2015 in Antique Coins, Blogs, Coins, Collecting, Education, Gold, Gold Coins, Gold Eagles, Grading, History, Numismatica, Numismatics, Opinion, Precious Metals, Rare Coins, USA Coins

By: Doug Winter (Douglas Winter Numismatics)

Having just sold a glorious pair of high-grade No Motto New Orleans eagles, I thought it would be interesting to analyze the complete roster of coins known in MS64 and higher grades.

All No Motto eagles are very rare in MS64 and higher grades. Even the common Philadelphia issues which exist by the thousands in circulated and low-end Uncirculated grades are all but unknown in high grades. This is due to a combination of factors: mishandling, use in commerce, melting(s), and lack of collector interest until well into the 20th century.

As of September 2015, here is a complete list of…Full article at the source>

Source: (Douglas Winter Numismatics)

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