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    NGC 1883 PR 65. Proofs of this year were struck from four different dies and a total of 1,105 pieces were produced. However, for a coin struck in such numbers there are surprisingly few gems available today. Most of the proofs sold by the mint presumably went into jewelry and relatively few were saved. This is a flashy coin that has deeply mirrored fields--an unmistakable proof--with distinctive orange-peel surfaces. The only distracting mark that prevents the coin from grading higher (perhaps much higher) is in the right obverse field behind Liberty's head. Population: 7 in 65, only 1 finer (4/94). (NGC ID# 25ET, PCGS# 7633)

    Weight: 1.67 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, 1994
    27th-30th Wednesday-Saturday
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