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    1866 Gold Dollar, MS66
    Low-Mintage Postbellum Issue

    1866 G$1 MS66 PCGS. CAC. The Mint clearly made an effort to reinvigorate the circulation of gold and silver coins in this first year following the Civil War, but it was all for naught. The mintage of 1866 gold dollars was a small 7,130 coins, still double that of the prior year. This marvelous coin boasts stunning prooflike surfaces that are not credited on the PCGS holder, but the light yellow-gold surfaces are radiantly mirrored, with thick mint frost on the devices on both sides. The low mintage clearly contributed to the prooflike status of this piece and others produced from fresh dies. Population: 7 in 66, 5 finer (7/11).
    Ex: FUN Signature (Heritage, 1/2008), lot 3694, which brought $9,775.
    From The Oliver Collection.(Registry values: N4719) (NGC ID# 25D2, PCGS# 7565)

    Weight: 1.67 grams

    Metal: 90% Gold, 10% Copper


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