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1898 50C PR67 Ultra Cameo NGC. 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

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1898 Half, Brilliant PR67 Ultra Cameo
1898 50C PR67 Ultra Cameo NGC. CAC. It is rare to see a Barber half dollar with such contrast so prominent that it merits the Ultra Cameo designation from NGC. To put it in perspective, NGC and PCGS combined have graded 11,918 proof Barber halves, but only 184 have been called either Ultra or Deep Cameo. That comes out to just 1.5% -- only one in every 66 proofs can be considered Ultra Cameo.
It seems demand for proofs during the late 19th and early 20th centuries was relatively low, and the 1898 had a mintage of just 735 proofs. While many of them still exist, few have survived in this high state of preservation. NGC and PCGS have certified only nine 1898 halves in PR67 Ultra Cameo with just four finer (7/11). This is a brilliant proof whose only flaw is a paper-thin line on the upper cheek of Liberty.
From The Oliver Collection.(Registry values: P1) (PCGS# 96545)

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