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    Lightly Contrasted PR67 1888 Gold Dollar

    1888 G$1 PR67 PCGS. CAC. The proof gold dollars from 1884 to 1889 share four-figure mintages, the only such qualifiers across the entirety of classic proof gold. This example's rich yellow-gold surfaces fall just shy of Cameo contrast, though the sharply struck devices are lightly frosted, a counterpoint to the mostly smooth mirrors. The obverse is carefully preserved from a post-striking perspective, though a lintmark is present to the left of the E in AMERICA and a shallow planchet depression is noted just to the left of the line between hair and headdress. Population: 4 in 67, 0 finer (2/12).
    From The William D. Plumley Collection.(Registry values: P1) (NGC ID# 25EY, PCGS# 7638)

    Weight: 1.67 grams

    Metal: 90% Gold, 10% Copper


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