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    Amazing Quality 1891 Six Piece Proof Set

    1891 Certified Proof Set PR66 to PR68 NGC. The set includes: cent PR66 ★ Red, light orange obverse and deeper lilac-orange reverse; nickel PR66 Cameo, a lovely blue-gray Gem with champagne, lilac, and iridescent toning on the reverse; dime PR68 ★ , impressive cobalt-blue with deeper steel color on the reverse; quarter PR68 ★ , the obverse has intense sky-blue near the borders, around lilac and pale champagne, the reverse nicely toned in rich blue and pale green; half PR68, impressive blue, rose, amber, and lilac on the obverse, pale green, amber, and rose on the reverse; and a dollar PR68, toned in blue, golden-rose, amber, and violet on both sides.

    NGC Census figures for these coins (11/06) are as follows:
    Cent: 1 in 66 ★ , 0 finer.
    Nickel: 22 in 66 Cameo, 6 finer.
    Dime: 1 in 68 ★ , 0 finer.
    Quarter: 2 in 68 ★ , 0 finer.
    Half dollar: 1 in 68, 0 finer.
    Dollar: 2 in 68, 0 finer.
    With the single exception of the Liberty nickel, every piece in this set is tied for the finest certified in its grade category.


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