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    NGC 1880 PR 62. The 1880 gold dollar is a very rare coin as a proof and not a date to be confused with the much more common proofs struck later in the decade. Only 36 proofs were struck and one estimate places the number of survivors as high as 22 pieces. So, even in this grade this is a significant rarity. The grade seems a bit severe as there are very few visually distracting marks on either side. The fields are deep and watery and impossible to confuse with a prooflike striking. (NGC ID# 25EP, PCGS# 7630)

    Weight: 1.67 grams

    Metal: 90% Gold, 10% Copper


    Learn more at the Newman Numismatic Portal at Washington University in St. Louis.

    ‡ The owner placed a late bid on this unreserved lot and repurchased it, subject to applicable commission.

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    Auction Dates
    April, 1993
    30th Friday
    Internet/Mail Bids: 1
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