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    Rare Gem Proof 1870 Gold Dollar

    1870 PR 65 PCGS. Only 35 proofs were originally struck of this issue with an estimated 14-17 pieces believed extant today. The fields are deeply mirrored on this gem with nicely frosted devices which result in a sharp cameo contrast on each side. There are no mentionable impairments and the surfaces exude a warm reddish glow that is most attractive. Population: 5 in 65, 0 finer (4/99). (NGC ID# AWWC, PCGS# 7620)

    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
    June, 1999
    3rd-4th Thursday-Friday
    Bids + Registered Phone Bidders: 2
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