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    1885 Gold Dollar, PR66 Cameo
    Bright Yellow-Gold Surfaces

    1885 G$1 PR66 Cameo PCGS. CAC. Gold dollars must have continued to be a popular collectors' item in the mid-1880s. Proof mintage again exceeded 1,000 pieces in 1885, and a relatively large number have survived the ravages of time. This is evident from the population reports. PCGS has graded nearly 100 1885 gold dollars in proof format, though fewer than 15 have been designated Cameo, as the present Premium Gem. This bright yellow-gold proof has distinctive orange-peel texturing in the fields on each side. Die rust can be seen on the hair behind the ear on the obverse. The only surface disturbances are a few tiny lint marks.
    From The Oliver Collection.(Registry values: P1) (NGC ID# 25EV, PCGS# 87635)

    Weight: 1.70 grams

    Metal: 90% Gold, 10% Copper


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