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    Choice Proof 1885 Gold Dollar
    Spectacular Cameo Specimen

    1885 G$1 PR64 Cameo NGC. CAC. A reported mintage of 1,105 proof gold dollars was accomplished in 1885, but the majority of these pieces were never distributed, and most were melted after the end of the year. This delightful Choice example displays stark cameo contrast between the sharply detailed frosty devices and the deeply mirrored fields. Census: 36 in 64 (2 in 64+) Cameo, 68 finer (11/12).
    From The Ives Devos Collection.(Registry values: P1) (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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