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    1889-CC Silver Dollar, MS63 Prooflike
    Brilliant With Reflective Fields

    1889-CC $1 MS63 Prooflike PCGS. 1889-CC remains the most coveted of all CC silver dollars. While prooflike and deep mirror prooflike examples of Carson City's key issue are scarce-to-rare, examples in middle Uncirculated grades are occasionally available for those able to fend off a host of interested bidders. The mintage of just 350,000 pieces is low even by Carson City's standards, because the famed branch mint did not become fully operational until October of 1889 after a three-year halt of coinage operations.

    This sharply struck example is untoned and pleasing, with fully reflective fields. The few light abrasions that dot the surfaces are grade-consistent, minimized by bright mint luster and noticeable contrast between the lightly frosted devices and mirrored fields. Few prooflike examples are certified any finer. Population: 35 in 63 (3 in 63+) Prooflike, 9 finer (1/19).(Registry values: P9, N4719)

    Coin Index Numbers: (NGC ID# 2559, PCGS# 7191)

    Weight: 26.73 grams

    Metal: 90% Silver, 10% Copper


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    The Carson City Mint’s celebrated legacy — replete with landmark achievements, setbacks, mysteries and tall tales — is covered in exacting detail in Goe’s three-volume set.

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