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    Finest Graded Prooflike 1877 Eagle

    1877 $10 AU58 Prooflike NGC. Another in the string of legendary eagle rarities from the 1870s in this sale, here represented by a charming, fully prooflike near-Mint State 1877 ten, one of a stingy business-strike production of 797 pieces. The surfaces are a lovely lemon-yellow, with a crisp strike. A small dig in the reverse field under the eagle's left (facing) wing serves more as a pedigree identifier than as a distraction. PCGS has graded no Prooflike examples, although a couple of other coins at PCGS are in Mint State grades. At NGC, this coin is not only tied with seven others as the finest graded (AU58), but it is also the only Prooflike at that service (3/06).
    From The Steve Glenn Collection. (NGC ID# 265F, PCGS# 78677)

    Weight: 16.72 grams

    Metal: 90% Gold, 10% Copper


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    April, 2006
    26th-29th Wednesday-Saturday
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