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    1881 Gold Dollar, PR66 Cameo
    The Pittman Specimen

    1881 G$1 PR66 Cameo NGC. Ex: Pittman. Out of 87 proofs struck, a number are unknown today, and many more prooflike pieces are masquerading as true proofs. This Premium Gem, on the other hand, is a coin that leaves little doubt as to its status. Intense contrast between faintly textured lemon-yellow mirrors and frosted, sharp devices grants this coin its captivating cameo effect. Impressively preserved with just a few tiny faults visible under close scrutiny, and the sole finest Cameo example known to NGC (3/14).
    Ex: John Jay Pittman I (David Akers, 10/1997), lot 919.(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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    April, 2014
    23rd-27th Wednesday-Sunday
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