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    Superb Proof 1888 Gold Dollar

    1888 PR 66 PCGS. Most likely a substantial number of proofs were melted from the mintage of 1,079 pieces. Survivors range from severely mishandled to Proof-67. This piece is obviously at the higher end of the known survivors. The only surface flaws we can see on this lovely proof are a few small planchet flakes and several lint marks--both of which are mint caused. Deeply mirrored but there is little or no contrasting mint frost on the devices. Population: 2 in 66, only 3 finer (7/96). (NGC ID# 25EY, PCGS# 7638)

    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
    September, 1996
    19th-21st Thursday-Saturday
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