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1888 $2 1/2

1994 ANA Sale #122

 
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Auction Ended On: Jul 29, 1994
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Location: Detroit, MI
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NGC 1888 PR 65. Cameo Quite literally, this is what one looks for when choosing a brilliant proof specimen of a gold coin--matte proofs excepted. The surfaces are deep mirrors and they possess the "orange peel" texture that is so often present on proof gold. The devices--all of them--are heavily frosted creating a very strong cameo effect that is almost a requirement of the finer gold collector. A couple of tiny hairlines visible under magnification are mentioned, but do not detract from the beauty of this fine coin. This is tied with 3 other NGC specimens as being the finest they have thus far (4/94), certified. (NGC ID# 288B, PCGS# 7914)

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