Eagle Script 8 NGC MS63. A premium quality uncirculated
piece of this classic head gold issue. The classic head
gold series is a type coin that is very rare in anything
higher than MS-61, as most of this pieces circulated heavily
among banks. While this will usually not account for actual
circulation wear, as they remained in bags, bag marks
are a distracting factor on these soft gold coins. This
is not the case with this wonderful specimen.
These coins are very rare in MS-63. NGC census shows
a mere 17 coins with only 11 higher. This is an excellent
opportunity to build a very nice, high grade gold set
of the 1830’s. The 1839 and last issue is especially
worthy to collect, as all four mints in use at the time
struck that issue.
The present coin would be a great addition or beginning
to a high-quality set. Although graded MS-63 by NGC,
this coin is actually much closer to MS-64. Very frosty,
and has a lovely yellow color which makes for a great
combination with such booming luster. Fully struck,
even in the centers of the coin, which is a rare occurrence
with this type.