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1878 8TF $1 PR64 NGC. VAM-14.3....

2013 January 9-14 US Coin FUN Signature Auction - Orlando #1181

 
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Auction Ended On: Jan 11, 2013
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Location: Orange County Convention Center
North/South Building
9400 Universal Blvd.
Orlando, FL 32819

Description:
Patinated Choice Proof
Eight Tailfeather 1878 Dollar
1878 8TF $1 PR64 NGC. VAM-14.3. Relative to other proof Morgan dollar dates, the 1878 8TF appears to offer excellent value. It is a single-year design subtype and the mintage of 500 pieces is lower than any other date, except the Second and Third Reverse 1878 varieties and the unofficial 1921 proofs. The present 8TF specimen displays deeply blended sea-green and golden-brown toning. The strike is needle-sharp and the sole remotely mentionable imperfection is a small spot between the AR in DOLLAR.(Registry values: N2998) (NGC ID# 2572, PCGS# 7311)

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