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    Original 1885 Gold Dollar in PR 66

    1885 G$1 PR 66 PCGS. Production of proof gold dollars ratcheted up to 1,105 pieces in 1885, an all-time high for this denomination. This issue is the most readily available proof gold dollar, and perhaps 125 examples survive at all levels of preservation. Both sides are essentially orange-gold in appearance, but reddish-gold tinting is noted at certain angles. Light haziness overlays the fields, but the proof qualities are evident at even the most casual glance. Powerfully struck with frosty devices and smooth features, this coin is a no-questions Gem.
    From the Richard Allen Collection. (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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    Auction Dates
    January, 2001
    4th-6th Thursday-Saturday
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