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    Popular Gem 1905 Lewis and Clark Dollar

    1905 G$1 Lewis and Clark MS65 PCGS. As with the 1904 Lewis and Clark gold dollar, sales of the 1905 edition did not match expectations; in the words of Garrett and Guth, "A total of 55,000 Lewis and Clark gold dollars dated 1905 were struck at the Philadelphia Mint, but sales at $2.50 to $3.00 per coin were disappointing and the net mintage for the date was just 10,041 pieces." This is a high-end coin among the survivors with particularly commendable detail on the portraits' hair. The luster is also rewarding, bright yellow-gold that shines on Gem-quality surfaces. PCGS has certified 72 finer examples (6/10).
    From The Dr. and Mrs. Claude Davis Collection.(Registry values: N4719) (NGC ID# BYLG, PCGS# 7448)

    Weight: 1.70 grams

    Metal: 90% Gold, 10% Copper


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