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    Description

    Important Near-Gem 1898 Proof Twenty

    1898 PR 64 PCGS. A mesmerizing two-toned proof. The Mint frost on the devices provides a moderate cameo contrast against the unfathomable depth of the watery proof fields. There are a few tiny hairlines in the fields, but these are of little consequence and detract only slightly when one considers the overall eye appeal of this magnificent proof gold coin. Estimates of survivors range from a low of 25-30 pieces (Akers) to as many as 30-36 (Breen) from the original mintage of only 75 coins. (NGC ID# 26EK, PCGS# 9114)

    Weight: 33.44 grams

    Metal: 90% Gold, 10% Copper


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

    Auction Info

    Auction Dates
    January, 1999
    6th-8th Wednesday-Friday
    Bids + Registered Phone Bidders: 1
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