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    Exceptional Cameo Proof 1880 Gold Dollar, PR66

    1880 G$1 PR66 Deep Cameo PCGS. The 1880 Gold Dollar is an issue that is not often seen in either business strike or proof format. In this sale, we have one of each. Only 36 proofs were produced and it is estimated that today no more than 20-25 pieces still exist. This surely must be one of the finest proofs extant. The surfaces display rich golden-orange coloration and the fields are very deeply mirrored with sharply contrasting mint frost over the devices. The only identifiable imperfection that we can see on this splendid proof that could be used for pedigree purposes is a small lint mark to the right of the date. (NGC ID# 38DN, PCGS# 97630)

    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
    January, 2003
    8th-11th Wednesday-Saturday
    Bids + Registered Phone Bidders: 7
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