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    Pleasing MS67 1917 McKinley Dollar

    1917 G$1 McKinley MS67 NGC. Ex: Prinzi Collection. The mintage of the 1917 final-year McKinley gold dollar was half that of the 1916 issue, and sales were sluggish, even though proceeds of the issue were earmarked for a memorial to the assassinated president. Eventually Fort Worth, Texas, dealer B. Max Mehl obtained 10,000 examples of the 1916 and 1917 issues for sale, offering them at $2.50 each. Orange-gold centers meld into green-gold near the peripheral lettering. Both sides are essentially pristine, pleasing, and attractive. NGC has certified 46 examples in MS67, with none finer (11/06).
    From The Prinzi Trust Collection.(Registry values: N4719) (NGC ID# BYLL, PCGS# 7455)

    Weight: 1.70 grams

    Metal: 90% Gold, 10% Copper


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    January, 2007
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