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    1879 Gold Dollar, MS66+
    Few Are Finer

    1879 G$1 MS66+ ★ NGC. Distinctly prooflike on the obverse yet more frosty on the reverse, this lustrous and vibrantly attractive Premium Gem gold dollar is a mere whisker from the Superb category. The strike is quite sharp but not entirely full, easily overlooked based on the undeniably exceptional eye appeal. Light die clashing visits both sides, creating the few interruptions on the otherwise smooth fields. Sun-gold coloration blazes from both sides. Census: 26 in 66 (1 in 66+, 2 in 66 , 1 in 66+ ★ ), 17 finer (3/16).(Registry values: N2998) (NGC ID# 25DH, PCGS# 7580)

    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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    Apr-May, 2016
    27th-1st Wednesday-Sunday
    Bids + Registered Phone Bidders: 15
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