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    Expo US Coins Signature Auction - Long Beach

    In 1857, the S.S. Central America sunk, taking almost 14,000 kilograms of gold coins with it. This loss contributed to the financial panic of 1857. It wasn’t until 1986, when the Columbus-America Discovery Group found the remains of the S.S. Central America, that nearly 5,400 1857-S double eagles were recovered.…

    1875 $10 AU50 PCGS