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    PCGS 1903 Louisiana Purchase/Jefferson PR 65. To commemorate the Louisiana Purchase Exposition, a hundred brilliant proofs were struck of both the Jefferson and McKinley types. Many of these have been mishandled over the years, and today few exist in pristine, undamaged condition. This is a spectacular deep mirror proof that has deep orange-gold color and a distinctive spot of blue and coppery-red color at the back of Jefferson's shoulder (apparently from improper mixture of the gold/copper alloy used in striking). There is a slight contrast between the fields and devices on each side, and there are no obvious surface flaws on either side. An exciting and very rare commemorative gold piece. Population: 3 in 65, 5 finer. (NGC ID# BYMF, PCGS# 7482)

    Weight: 1.70 grams

    Metal: 90% Gold, 10% Copper


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    July, 1994
    26th Tuesday
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