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    1878 Proof Gold Dollar, One of Only 20 Produced

    1878 PR 60 Cleaned. An extremely rare proof dollar with an original mintage of only 20 pieces. Of this already miniscule number, Breen speculates that only 15-20 examples survive today. The piece in question shows hairlines that almost certainly originated with an old cleaning. The bright yellow surfaces still, however, display modest reflectivity. One of the more affordable examples of this issue and one that we expect will still excite gold collectors. (NGC ID# 5PED, PCGS# 7628)

    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
    August, 1999
    11th-13th Wednesday-Friday
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