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1857 $1 PR60 NGC. Pleasing example with an even violet patina, somewhat milky in the fields, and good underlying flashes of proof luster. Minute contact specks to the north east of the eagle's head and some light scratches including a few in the right obverse field are noted for accuracy. Although the exact mintage from the two die-pairings in this year is unknown, it is estimated that between 50 and 100 pieces were struck. With only 45 graded by either service it seems likely that the actual figure in towards the low end of that range.
From The Richard J. Chouinard Collection of United States Coins, Part One.(#7000) (Registry values: N2998) (NGC ID# 252B, PCGS# 7000)

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