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    Elusive Proof 1893 Liberty Ten Dollar

    1893 $10 Eagle PR61 Altered Surfaces SEGS (PR58 Altered Surfaces). This year marked the first time that the Philadelphia Mint used its newly installed hydraulic press for striking proof coinage. However, there is no obvious change in the appearance of the coins. Only 55 proof Tens were made in this year, but far fewer exist today with perhaps as few as 15-18 survivors known in all grades. The bright, watery surfaces on this slightly mishandled specimen display numerous scattered contact marks. (NGC ID# 28FY, PCGS# 8833)

    Weight: 16.72 grams

    Metal: 90% Gold, 10% Copper


    Learn more at the Newman Numismatic Portal at Washington University in St. Louis.

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    Auction Dates
    January, 2004
    7th-10th Wednesday-Saturday
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