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    1887/6 Morgan Dollar, MS66 Prooflike
    Popular Guide Book Overdate, VAM-2

    1887/6 $1 VAM-2 MS66 Prooflike PCGS. A Top 100 Variety. Ex: Jack Lee, Part II. The remnants of an undertype 6 are visible on either side of the 7 at the bottom of the primary digit, identifying this popular Guide Book overdate. The Philadelphia Mint produced a staggering total of more than 20 million Morgan dollars in 1887, using 55 obverse dies to strike the coins. Only one obverse die is known with the overdate feature, so we assume the VAM-2 mintage was a tiny fraction of the reported production.

    The present coin is a spectacular Premium Gem, with well-detailed design elements that show just a trace of blending on the hair above the ear. The well-preserved, brilliant surfaces show a mix of vibrant frosty mint luster on the devices and prooflike reflectivity in the fields. Eye appeal is terrific. Population: 5 in 66 Prooflike, 0 finer (1/20). (NGC ID# 254Z, Variety PCGS# 42842, Base PCGS# 7175)

    Weight: 26.73 grams

    Metal: 90% Silver, 10% Copper


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

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    Auction Dates
    February, 2020
    20th-23rd Thursday-Sunday
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