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    1889 PR 63 PCGS. A proof striking that shows deeply mirrored fields with some light frost evident on the devices. Proof 1889 gold dollars were minted in larger quantities than any other gold coin struck prior to 1933. Yet, only a small fraction of the 1,779 proofs struck are extant today--one estimate places the number as high as 175 pieces. This coin has a few inconsequential hairlines and minor contact marks that account for the grade. (NGC ID# 25EZ, PCGS# 7639)

    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
    November, 1996
    22nd Friday
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