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    Splendid Proof 1887 Gold Dollar

    1887 G$1 PR65 ANACS. A closed reverse wreath and the centering of the 7 in the date below the A in DOLLAR not only attributes this coin as a proof, but distinguishes it from deceptive prooflike business strikes. Yellow-gold in appearance, both sides are uniformly reflective with razor sharp striking definition throughout. There are no disturbing hairlines or contact marks, but a pair of obverse lintmarks in the field before Liberty's throat and the band upon which LIBERTY is inscribed should help trace the pedigree of this important representative. The Mint produced 1,034 proof Gold Dollars in 1887, and the approximately 175 survivors are among the most plentiful specimen strikings of the type in today's market. (NGC ID# 25EX, PCGS# 7637)

    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
    Feb-Mar, 2003
    27th-1st Thursday-Saturday
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