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    PR66 Ultra Cameo 1872 Gold Dollar
    One of 30 Proofs Coined

    1872 G$1 PR66 Ultra Cameo NGC. CAC. Though the sizable mintages of later proof gold dollar issues have given the denomination as a whole a certain reputation in proof format, this discounts the genuine rarity of dates such as the 1872, for which only 30 specimens were struck. This top-shelf survivor has pale yellow-gold fields that are intensely reflective with delicate orange-peel texture. Sharply struck devices exhibit rich frost, and the all-around preservation and eye appeal are impressive. A small, milky-appearing planchet defect is noted to the left of Liberty's forehead. Census: 3 in 66 Ultra Cameo, 2 finer (6/12).(Registry values: P5) (NGC ID# 25EF, PCGS# 97622)

    Weight: 1.70 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
    August, 2012
    2nd-5th Thursday-Sunday
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