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    Very Rare Choice Deep Cameo 1878 Double Eagle

    1878 $20 PR64 Deep Cameo PCGS. A Choice orange-gold representative of this desirable proof issue. The strike is razor-sharp, and features uncommon definition on Liberty's hair tresses. Although not immaculate, the fields do not possess any singularly detracting grazes, and a wispy hairline that reaches the lower right corner of the portrait is described here merely to aid the identification of pedigrees.

    A mere 20 proof 1878 Double Eagles were struck, and survivors in any condition are of the greatest rarity. As of (7/04), PCGS has certified only four pieces, and the present Deep Cameo near-Gem is the single finest certified. In fact, it is the only specimen that PCGS has graded either as Cameo or Deep Cameo.
    From The Greenwich Collection, Part Two.(#99094) (Registry values: P6) (PCGS# 99094)

    Weight: 33.44 grams

    Metal: 90% Gold, 10% Copper


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

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    August, 2004
    18th-21st Wednesday-Saturday
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