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    1889 Proof Eagle
    Light Contrast

    1889 $10 -- Scratch -- PCGS Genuine. The PCGS label describes this Liberty eagle as a genuine proof with UNC Details, a slightly confusing mix of nomenclature. An old scratch crosses the lower obverse from star 1 to star 12. There is no wear on either side of this obvious proof. The fields are mirrored with the watery surface characteristic seen on proofs from the late 19th century. Light cameo contrast is present on both sides of this brilliant yellow specimen.(Registry values: P3) (NGC ID# 28FU, PCGS# 8829)

    Weight: 16.72 grams

    Metal: 90% Gold, 10% Copper


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

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    Auction Dates
    April, 2013
    24th-28th Wednesday-Sunday
    Bids + Registered Phone Bidders: 11
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