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    PR64 Deep Cameo 1885 Gold Dollar

    1885 G$1 PR64 Deep Cameo PCGS. As a low mintage issue, the business strike 1885 (11,156 pieces produced) boasts many prooflike survivors that are difficult to discern from their similarly dated proof counterparts (1,105 specimens struck, perhaps 125 of which survive). This confusion is further compounded by the fact that, of the five known die marriages for the business strikes, no less than four were used to deliver proofs. The razor sharp strike and awe-inspiring depth of reflectivity in the fields help to confirm this coin's status as a proof. The devices are also richly frosted, and the otherwise yellow-gold surfaces reveal a splash of pale orange tinting over the left reverse. An important Choice representative of proof Gold Dollar coinage. Population: 1 in 64, only two are finer as Deep Cameo (1/03). (NGC ID# 25EV, PCGS# 97635)

    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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    May, 2003
    1st-3rd Thursday-Saturday
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