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    1892 Eagle, Modestly Contrasted PR55

    1892 $10 PR55 PCGS. The Guide Book reports a proof mintage of 72 pieces, but perhaps only half of that number have survived. The richly patinated orange-gold surfaces of this PR55 example display modest field-motif contrast when the coin is tilted under a light source. Moreover, its design elements are crisply defined. Scattered light marks attest to a period of brief circulation. Population: 2 in 55, 14 finer (12/13).
    From the collection of Donald E. Bently, sold for the benefit of the Bently Foundation.(Registry values: P2) (NGC ID# 28FX, PCGS# 8832)

    Weight: 16.72 grams

    Metal: 90% Gold, 10% Copper


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