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    1881 Five-Piece Silver Proof Set
    Certified by PCGS

    1881 Silver Five-Piece Proof Set PR62-PR63 PCGS. Includes the Seated dime, quarter, and half dollar, and the Morgan and Trade dollars: dime PR63, silver-white and with light hairlines under a loupe, good cameo contrast on the reverse; quarter PR63, ice-white and sharply struck, with some minor obverse contact; half dollar PR62, snow-white with good contrast and some field contact, all of the proof dimes, quarters, and halves of the year had a mintage of only 975 pieces, with low emissions of their business strike counterparts; Morgan dollar PR62, silver-white and attractive with good contrast, a long, curving lintmark is noted through the last 1 in the date, sharply struck and pleasing; and Trade dollar PR62, also snow-white with good field-device contrast and minor contact.

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

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    Auction Dates
    March, 2009
    28th-31st Saturday-Tuesday
    Bids + Registered Phone Bidders: 14
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