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    1888 Gold Dollar, PR66 Cameo
    Conditionally Rare

    1888 G$1 PR66 Cameo NGC. No non-Cameo proof 1888 gold dollars are certified finer then PR65 at NGC, heightening demand for the few Cameos known in this lofty condition. The present Premium Gem displays razor-sharp detail and modest contrast. The bright yellow-gold surfaces show no distractions. Although Mint records indicate a coinage 1,079 proof gold dollars in 1888, most have not survived. Including possible resubmissions, NGC and PCGS combined have certified only 245 examples of this elusive and well-made issue. In the past, the availability of the 1888 proofs was skewed by prooflike circulation strikes that were frequently offered as proofs. Census: 11 in 66 Cameo, 8 finer (4/19).(Registry values: P1) (NGC ID# 25EY, PCGS# 87638)

    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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    June, 2019
    6th-9th Thursday-Sunday
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