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    1897-S $20 MS62 Prooflike NGC. Rich caramel-gold coloration coupled with razor-sharp details makes this Prooflike Type Three Liberty double eagle stand out among its few peers. Scattered marks commensurate with the grade assigned seem but background noise when admiring this bold example. While over 5,000 1897-S double eagles have been graded MS62 by NGC, only 26 have been designated Prooflike, with 15 finer (6/17). (NGC ID# 26CJ, PCGS# 79032)

    Weight: 33.44 grams

    Metal: 90% Gold, 10% Copper


    Learn more at the Newman Numismatic Portal at Washington University in St. Louis.

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    August, 2017
    2nd-6th Wednesday-Sunday
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