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    1888 Gold Dollar, PR66 Cameo
    Challenging in Proof Format

    1888 G$1 PR66 Cameo PCGS. Proof gold dollar mintages spiked during the tail end of the series, making these issues popular among enthusiasts who find the prohibitively rare early dates to be out of reach. The 1888 had a production total of 1,079 pieces, somewhat less than the 1,779-coin mintage of the following year. Surviving examples are occasionally encountered, but rarely in Premium Gem condition. This outstanding Cameo is boldly struck, with deep, glassy fields and stark motif contrast. Close study of the fields reveals a few expected hairlines, but nothing out of line for the grade. Population: 7 in 66 Cameo, 0 finer (4/15).(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, 2015
    4th-7th Thursday-Sunday
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