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    1878 Gold Dollar, MS66+
    Underrated Issue, One Finer at PCGS

    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).

    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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    April
    2nd Friday
    Auction Dates
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