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    Charming PR66 Deep Cameo 1881 Gold Dollar

    1881 G$1 PR66 Deep Cameo PCGS. CAC. From 1862 until 1880, proof gold dollar production languished between 20 and 50 pieces, but in 1881, the mintage jumped to 87 specimens. This increase was not enough, however, to keep the 1881 from being scarce in an absolute sense and a rarity with the Deep Cameo effect seen on this Premium Gem. Each side is profoundly mirrored with great black-and-gold contrast. The fields and the exquisitely frosted devices are equally well-preserved. A tiny unfinished area between the D of DOLLAR and the wreath is a diagnostic for proofs, according to David Akers. Population: 5 in 66 Deep Cameo, 0 finer (6/09).(Registry values: P3) (NGC ID# 26LC, PCGS# 97631)

    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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    Jul-Aug, 2009
    31st-2nd Friday-Sunday
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