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    Finest Known 1880 Gold Dollar PR66 Deep Cameo PCGS

    1880 G$1 PR66 Deep Cameo PCGS. Breen states in his Encyclopedia that proofs of this date have no die file marks through ATE in STATES, the tops of the wreath ends are joined, and the upper serif of the 1 in the date is below the adjacent leaf tip. The present specimen meets all three of those requirements. The IC in AMERICA is not fully struck, but the devices are exquisitely defined. The outstanding contrast between the honey-gold devices and the deeply reflective fields confirm the proof status of this lovely and well preserved Gem. The first 8 in the date is lightly recut within the left inside of the lower loop. As of April, 2003, this is the single finest 1880 Gold Dollar certified by either PCGS or NGC. (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
    July, 2003
    26th-28th Saturday-Monday
    Bids + Registered Phone Bidders: 11
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