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    Gem MS66 Louisiana Purchase Gold Dollar

    1903 G$1 Louisiana Purchase/McKinley MS66 NGC. Sharply struck and essentially brilliant with just a hint of olive iridescence which attests to the originality of this outstanding Gem. The devices are frosty, while the fields are satiny at the centers and frosty at the peripheries. Examples of the variety were sold to visitors at the Louisiana Purchase Exposition in 1904. The famous numismatic dealer and showman Farran Zerbe handled the distribution. Although 17,500 examples of the variety were issued, it's doubtful that more than just a small percentage of the survivors could match the quality offered here. Envelope Included.(Registry values: N2998) (NGC ID# BYLE, PCGS# 7444)

    Weight: 1.70 grams

    Metal: 90% Gold, 10% Copper


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