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    1889 Gold Dollar, PR64 Cameo
    Excellent Final-Year Type Coin

    1889 G$1 PR64 Cameo PCGS. Proof gold dollar production amounted to an impressive 1,779 coins in 1889, but this date is curiously scarcer than the 1888 proof, which had a smaller mintage of 1,079 pieces. This leads one to surmise that a number of this issue was either melted or perhaps wound up in circulation. The present coin is deeply contrasted, with rich apricot-gold color and sharp, frosty devices. PCGS has certified only 19 Cameos in all grades, with four in PR64 and 12 numerically finer (11/14).(Registry values: P1) (NGC ID# 25EZ, PCGS# 87639)

    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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    January, 2015
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