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    1905 Lewis and Clark Gold Dollar, MS66
    Prohibitively Rare Any Finer

    1905 G$1 Lewis and Clark MS66 NGC. The 1905 Lewis and Clark commemorative gold dollar had a higher initial mintage than the 1904 issue with a production of 35,000 pieces (plus 41 coins for assay purposes), but some 25,000 were later melted as unsold. Of the 10,000 pieces distributed, many were poorly preserved, as the 1905 issue is somewhat scarcer than the 1904 in high grades, despite virtually equal distribution totals.

    This Premium Gem example displays rich honey-gold luster over satiny surfaces, with almost no sign of the metal flow lines typically seen in the margins. The strike is crisp, and the eye appeal is superb. Census: 59 in 66 (3 in 66+, 1 in 66 ), 4 finer (9/14).(Registry values: N7079) (NGC ID# BYLG, PCGS# 7448)

    Weight: 1.70 grams

    Metal: 90% Gold, 10% Copper


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    November, 2014
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