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    1908 Indian Half Eagle, PR66
    Usual Deep Khaki-Brown Surfaces

    1908 $5 PR66 NGC. Although 167 examples of this proof issue were minted, as the first year of the new Bela Lyon Pratt design in matte proof format, these pieces are also under intense competition from collectors. This Premium Gem NGC coin offers khaki-brown surfaces with the dense, fine-grained, multifaceted texture typically found on the 1908. There is no mentionable contact on this lovely coin, save for a couple of microscopic wrinkles in the fabric that are truly insignificant and well within the context of the PR66 grade. The last example sold at auction in this grade that we are aware of was lot 4495 in a Stack's Bowers August 2013 offering, which brought $44,063. Census: 26 in 66, 12 finer (11/15).(Registry values: N7079) (NGC ID# BYJ6, PCGS# 8539)

    Weight: 8.36 grams

    Metal: 90% Gold, 10% Copper


    Learn more at the Newman Numismatic Portal at Washington University in St. Louis.

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    January, 2016
    6th-11th Wednesday-Monday
    Bids + Registered Phone Bidders: 8
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