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    Captivating 1885 Gold Dollar, PR 66 Cameo NGC

    1885 G$1 PR 66 Cameo NGC. Although 125 1885 proof gold dollars are believed extant, the issue is difficult to obtain above the near-Gem level. A breathtaking example, both sides combine sharply struck, richly frosted devices with smooth, watery fields. A few small planchet flakes (as struck) are noted in the reverse field within the wreath, but both sides are equally free of post-production impairments. The golden-rose color confirms this coin's originality.
    From the Violet Bancroft Collection. (NGC ID# 25EV, PCGS# 87635)

    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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    Auction Dates
    October, 2000
    5th-7th Thursday-Saturday
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