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    1881 Gold Dollar
    Glittering PR65 Cameo

    1881 G$1 PR65 Cameo NGC. The proof gold dollar mintage was minuscule in 1881 but higher than 1880, increasing to 87 pieces from the prior year's 36 coins. Unlike previous increases, this one stuck as production continued to rise into the three and then four figures in the following years. This wonderful, Gem Cameo example of the 1881 proof is exactingly struck and impressively contrasted. Orange-gold luster prevails in the outer mirrors, while the interior of the wreath offers intriguing lavender-to-blue overtones. A modestly patinated but highly impressive gold dollar, rare in PR65 Cameo format. Census: 4 in 65 Cameo, 1 finer (1/16).
    Selections from The Oxbow Collection.(Registry values: P3) (NGC ID# 25ES, PCGS# 87631)

    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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    February, 2016
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