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    Memorable 1878 7/8 Tailfeathers Morgan
    MS66 ★ DMPL, Single Finest Graded

    1878 7/8TF $1 Strong MS66 ★ Deep Mirror Prooflike NGC. This is a truly special and memorable coin in this auction, even among many other wonderful pieces. The Strong 1878 7/8 Tailfeathers has been long recognized as a rarity, one that is seldom seen with PL or DMPL surfaces in Mint State grades finer than MS64. But here is a miraculous Premium Gem piece that NGC has justly given its coveted Star designation to--and one that the legions of DMPL Morgan collectors will fly to like moths to a flame. Five tailfeathers (four prominent) are visible underneath the seven.
    Among the more than 100 DMPL 1878 7/8 Tailfeathers Morgan dollars undesignated as to variety at NGC (including this coin), this piece is the only Star-designated piece, sharing the honors for finest graded with a single NGC MS66 DMPL non-Star piece.
    This is a totally white coin that has dazzling, deeply mirrored fields. The devices are noticeably frosted and present a strong cameo contrast. An exceptional, high-grade example of this widely collected 1878 variant.(Registry values: P5) (NGC ID# 2TY3, PCGS# 97079)

    Weight: 26.73 grams

    Metal: 90% Silver, 10% Copper


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    April, 2008
    16th-19th Wednesday-Saturday
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