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    Premium Gem Proof 1885 Gold Dollar
    Only Three Examples Certified Finer

    1885 G$1 PR66 PCGS. According to official records, the 1885 proof gold dollar enjoyed a generous mintage of 1,105 pieces. Interestingly, in his series reference on gold dollars, Q. David Bowers opines "... it is doubtful if more than 200 proofs were ever distributed to collectors." The issue is scarce today and quite rare at the Premium Gem level. The lovely orange-peel surfaces of this coin are highlighted by areas of electric-blue color. The striking details are uniformly sharp, and the fields are brightly reflective. Housed in an older green label holder. Population: 17 in 66, 3 finer (6/10).(Registry values: P1) (NGC ID# 25EV, PCGS# 7635)

    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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    August, 2010
    11th-15th Wednesday-Sunday
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