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    Gem Proof 1908 Quarter Eagle

    1908 PR 65. Proofs of this year are always a popular item with collectors. Not only is it the first year of issue for the incuse Indian design, and a low mintage date with only 236 proofs struck (many of which were melted), but all proofs also have a distinctive and quite lovely deep khaki color. This piece not only shows this khaki color but there is also a significant overlay rose patina on the highpoints and in the fields. The surfaces are essentially perfect, and this piece has some claim to an even higher grade. (NGC ID# 289G, PCGS# 7957)

    Weight: 4.18 grams

    Metal: 90% Gold, 10% Copper


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

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    June, 1999
    3rd-4th Thursday-Friday
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