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    1887 PR 63 PCGS. 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 a good depth of mirrored reflectivity in the fields and the devices are moderately frosted, giving the coin a pleasing cameoed appearance. Both sides exhibit some light hazy patina, but this does not materially affect the overall "look" of the coin. This is one of only six 1887s certified by PCGS, 2 in PR 63, 4 in PR 64 (5/96). (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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    August, 1996
    14th-17th Wednesday-Saturday
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