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    Untoned Silver-White 1898-S Morgan
    MS65 Deep Mirror Prooflike, None Finer

    1898-S $1 MS65 Deep Mirror Prooflike PCGS. The 1898-S Morgan dollar is not a rarity in Gem condition, and Prooflike examples can be found but are usually of the middling-contrast sort. A Gem Deep Mirror Prooflike, on the other hand, with true profound contrast such as the present PCGS-certified example, is a major rarity. This coin is one of only seven submissions in MS65 DMPL that PCGS has seen, and there are none finer at either NGC or PCGS (3/12). This silver-white example is completely untoned, with looking-glass mirrors and extreme contrast front and back. A loupe shows only a few tiny field marks in concert with the grade. Unimprovable quality for the DMPL Morgan aficionados.(Registry values: P5, N4719) (NGC ID# 256A, PCGS# 97257)

    Weight: 26.73 grams

    Metal: 90% Silver, 10% Copper


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    April, 2012
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