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    PCGS 1887 PR 64. The 1887 is a very rare proof-only date with an output of only 121 pieces. With no business strikes produced it ranks among the top eight rarest dates in the Coronet series. Possibly only 20-25 pieces exist today in all grades, including circulated proofs. This piece has terrific depth of mirrored reflectivity in the fields and the devices are moderately frosted, giving the coin a pleasing cameoed appearance. The reverse has a light hazy patina, but this does not materially affect the overall "look" of the coin. This is the finest 1887 certified by PCGS and is only surpassed by one piece that has been graded 65 by NGC. Trends $55,000. (NGC ID# 26E8, PCGS# 9103)

    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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    Auction Dates
    July, 1993
    28th-31st Wednesday-Saturday
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