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1878 Gold Dollar, MS66+
1878 G$1 MS66+ PCGS. Ex: Simpson. David Akers believed the
1878 gold dollar was more difficult than collectors gave it credit
for, calling it "somewhat underrated date, certainly much more rare
than any of the dates that follow, and also more difficult to
obtain in choice condition than the 1877." He added that most Uncs
came "scuffy." Not so with this pristine MS66+ representative.
Highly lustrous yellow-gold surfaces are fully struck with nothing
more than a few microscopic field marks. Population: 7 in 66 (1 in
66+), 1 finer (7/20).
Underrated Issue, One Finer at PCGS
Coin Index Numbers: (NGC ID# 25DG, PCGS# 7579)
Weight: 1.67 grams
Metal: 90% Gold, 10% Copper
Learn more at the Newman Numismatic Portal at Washington University in St. Louis.
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