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    Gorgeous Proof 1864 Gold Dollar

    1864 PR 64 PCGS. A great rarity among proof gold dollars, only 50 pieces were originally produced and it is estimated that today somewhere around 12 or 13 coins may still exist in all grades. Of those few proofs that remain, a couple are impaired and two more are in museums, leaving precious few for collectors. The fields are deeply reflective and tend to go "black" when angled just so, producing a stark two-toned contrast from the heavily frosted devices. A few scattered hairlines account for the grade, but have no effect whatsoever on the either appeal or desirability of this important piece. (NGC ID# 25E7, PCGS# 7614)

    Weight: 1.67 grams

    Metal: 90% Gold, 10% Copper


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

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    Auction Dates
    January, 1998
    7th-9th Wednesday-Friday
    Bids + Registered Phone Bidders: 3
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