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    Gem 1887 Gold Dollar, Elusive Proof Format

    1887 G$1 PR 66 PCGS. This late-date issue was produced to the extent of only 7,500 business strikes and 1,043 proofs. The latter are among the more available dates of the type. When considered in the wider context of numismatics, however, the proof 1887 gold dollar is an understandably rare coin. The present lot offers a bright, yellow-gold example with appreciable cameo contrast. Not a single hairline or contact mark interrupts the smooth sheen.
    From the Violet Bancroft Collection. (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
    October, 2000
    5th-7th Thursday-Saturday
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