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    Lovely PR64 Cameo 1864 Gold Dollar

    1864 G$1 PR64 Cameo NGC. CAC. While later gold dollar proof issues have some of the most generous mintages in the classic proof gold series, this Civil War-era issue had a mintage of only 50 pieces, and a number of specimens have been lost to time. Few survivors exhibit the great all-around quality show by this example, which has boldly mirrored canary-yellow fields that turn "black" when tilted out of the light. Exactingly struck devices are thickly frosted and retain their light appearance regardless of the angle. A few minor hairlines in the obverse fields account for the grade. Census: 1 in 64 Cameo, 4 finer (11/10).
    From The Henry Miller Collection.(Registry values: P5) (NGC ID# 25E7, PCGS# 87614)

    Weight: 1.70 grams

    Metal: 90% Gold, 10% Copper


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    January, 2011
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