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    Compelling Near-Gem 1905
    Lewis and Clark
    Gold Dollar

    1905 G$1 Lewis and Clark MS64 PCGS. CAC. The failure of the 1903 Louisiana Purchase gold dollars to achieve the price appreciation that coin promoter Farran Zerbe had claimed left a bad taste in collectors' mouths and damaged sales of the 1904-05 Lewis and Clark gold dollars as well. The 1905 Lewis and Clark gold dollar is a key to the set at the Gem level, making near-Gems compelling buys today. This example boasts radiant orange-yellow surfaces with some of the typical pebbly appearance around the legends and a bold strike. Contact marks are minuscule.(Registry values: N2998) (NGC ID# BYLG, PCGS# 7448)

    Weight: 1.70 grams

    Metal: 90% Gold, 10% Copper


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

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    July, 2010
    8th-11th Thursday-Sunday
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