The mintages of circulation-strike double eagles at the Philadelphia Mint plummeted in 1881 and would remain low for much of the decade, with only the 1888 issue exceeding a quarter-million pieces.
In 1881 the business strikes totaled 2,199 coins, then 1882 saw a memorable low of 571 double eagles struck for circulation.
The Mint skipped minting business-strike double eagles at all in 1883 and 1884, producing only proofs, and in 1885 only 751 circulation strikes were coined.
Not seen in our images, this coin is lustrous, flashy and semi PL in appearance.
The PCGS population is just 3 with 6 higher!
Listed at $86,500 in the CDN CPG and $82,500. In the PCGS price guide.
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