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    Gem Proof 1888 Gold Dollar

    1888 Cameo PR 65 NGC. Even though the mintage of proofs was comparatively large (1,779 were struck), quite a few were melted at year's end as unsold, also a number were mishandled and high grade examples are nowhere near as available as one might imagine. This is a lovely, high-end proof with glittering surfaces and some deep reddish color that is interspersed with powder-blue. Population: 6 in PR 65, 6 finer (5/98). (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
    August, 1998
    3rd-6th Monday-Thursday
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