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1881 G$1 MS68 PCGS. CAC....

2011 August Chicago Signature US Coin & Platinum Night Auction #1158

 
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Auction Ended On: Aug 12, 2011
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Location: Marriott - Chicago O Hare
8535 W. Higgins Road
Chicago, IL 60631

Description:
Impeccable 1881 Gold Dollar, MS68
1881 G$1 MS68 PCGS. CAC. The fading gold dollar denomination experienced a minor resurgence in 1881 from prior-year levels, to 7,620 business strikes and 87 proofs, up from 1,600 of the former and 36 of the latter in 1880. Fortunately this larger issue also had a moderate survival, so that even tiny prizes like this MS68 exist today, one of 38 such submitted to PCGS with none finer (6/11). Deep orange-gold, pristine surfaces show brilliant luster over reflective, semiprooflike surfaces. The strike is equally impeccable. A flawless little jewel, perfect for a type or date set.(Registry values: N4719) (NGC ID# 25DK, PCGS# 7582)

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