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    1888 Gold Dollar, PR65 Ultra Cameo
    Only Four Certified Finer

    1888 G$1 PR65 Ultra Cameo NGC. The recorded mintage of proof gold dollars exceeded 1,000 pieces annually for the last six years of the series, including 1,079 of these 1888 examples. In addition to about 300 true proofs that survive, many deceptive early business strikes exist with full prooflike surfaces. For today's collector, coin certification provides excellent security against purchasing one of those business strikes as a proof.
    This true Gem Ultra Cameo proof has all the characteristics expected of such a coin. The strike is full, the light yellow surfaces are pristine, the contrast is remarkable, and the overall eye appeal is extraordinary. Although NGC and PCGS have certified a total of 230 proof 1888 gold dollars, few can match this piece. The combined population includes just four similar coins, with only four other finer pieces. Census: 3 in 65 Ultra Cameo, 4 finer (11/11).(Registry values: P1) (NGC ID# 25EY, PCGS# 97638)

    Weight: 1.70 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, 2012
    4th-8th Wednesday-Sunday
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