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    An Uncertified 1879 Proof Set housed in a black plastic holder. Included are: 1879 Cent PR63 Red, a small toning spot is noted on Liberty's neck, the surfaces are sharply defined with bright reflectivity in the reverse field; 1879 Three Cent Nickel PR64, golden toned and virtually distraction-free; 1879/8 Nickel PR63, a few streaks of tan patina overlay the otherwise silver-gray surfaces, the underdigit is clearly evident under a loupe; 1879 Dime PR64, nicely mirrored in the fields with original lavender tinged peripheral toning; 1879 Quarter PR63 Questionable Color, deeply toned in irregular lilac-gray and cobalt-blue shades; 1879 Half Dollar PR61, scattered hairlines are seen on both sides of this sharp, peripherally patinated example; 1879 Silver Dollar PR60 Lightly Cleaned, suitably reflective despite light hairlines and mottled patina; and an 1879 Trade Dollar PR63, this is a bright, untoned example with razor sharp striking definition throughout. (8 coins)

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    Auction Dates
    August, 2001
    8th-11th Wednesday-Saturday
    Bids + Registered Phone Bidders: 22
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