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    1908 $2 1/2 PR 66 NGC. A remarkably fine specimen of this first year of issue for the uniquely American and distinctive Indian Head design. A mere 236 proofs were originally struck and many were subsequently melted as unsold. This piece shows characteristic khaki color with a whisper of underlying orange. The surfaces are essentially perfect and require a glass to locate even the slightest imperfection. Population: 26 in 66, 8 finer (6/99). (NGC ID# 289G, PCGS# 7957)

    Weight: 4.18 grams

    Metal: 90% Gold, 10% Copper


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    Auction Dates
    October, 1999
    8th Friday
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