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1857 Seated Liberty Dollar, PR62
Rare Cameo Example

1857 $1 PR62 Cameo PCGS. CAC. The mintage figure for the proof 1857 Seated Liberty dollar is unrecorded, but experts estimate an output of 50-100 pieces. The total was certainly small, and only a handful of specimens with cameo contrast have survived. The present coin displays sharply detailed frosty devices that contrast boldly with the deeply reflective fields. A patch of mint frost below Liberty's chin identifies this specimen as the Breen-5455 variety. Population: 1 in 62 Cameo, 3 finer (11/11).
Seller is donating a portion of their proceeds, and Heritage is donating the same portion of the Buyer's Premium, from the sale of this lot to the National Numismatic Collection at the Smithsonian Institution. See page 3 for details. (NGC ID# 252B, PCGS# 87000)

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January, 2012
3rd-8th
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