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    1905 Lewis and Clark Gold Dollar, MS66
    Warm Straw-Gold Surfaces

    1905 G$1 Lewis and Clark MS66 NGC. In the absolute sense, the two Lewis and Clark gold dollar issues are about equal in terms of availability, but in Premium Gem and finer condition, the 1905's certified population declines significantly below that of the 1904. The quantity of 1905-dated pieces struck totaled 35,000 coins (plus 41 additional representatives for assay purposes), but 25,000 pieces were later melted as unsold, leaving a net distribution of only 10,041 coins (including assay pieces). This Premium Gem example displays well-struck motifs and flashy yellow-gold luster. Close study with a glass fails to find any obtrusive flaws. Census: 58 in 66 (3 in 66+, 1 in 66 ), 3 finer (4/15).(Registry values: N7079) (NGC ID# BYLG, PCGS# 7448)

    Weight: 1.70 grams

    Metal: 90% Gold, 10% Copper


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    June, 2015
    4th-7th Thursday-Sunday
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