1901 $10 PR65 Ultra Cameo NGC....
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Analysis of certified population data reinforces this perception. On examining the NGC Census Report listings for Liberty proof ten dollar gold coins, years such as 1889, 1892, and 1897 show that all NGC-certified examples have either a Cameo or an Ultra Cameo designation. By contrast, for four of six issues after the change--1902, 1903, 1905, and 1907--Cameo and Ultra Cameo pieces combined are in the minority. In fact, the total of five 1901-dated Ultra Cameo Liberty eagles is equal to the sum of Ultra Cameo specimens across all later issues (1/08).
This resplendent Gem, which hails from that 1901 issue, the only 20th century proof Liberty ten dollar gold piece with significant availability as an Ultra Cameo, offers incredible visual appeal. The straw-gold mirrors give off a gorgeous sheen, and the attentively struck portrait and eagle offer moderate frost that combines with the fields for a wonderful cameo effect. A small lint mark above Liberty's hair bun can serve as a useful pedigree marker. Census: 1 in 65 Ultra Cameo, 2 finer (1/08).
From The Ultra Collection.(Registry values: P1) (NGC ID# 28G8, PCGS# 98841)
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