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    Beautiful Cameo Proof 1896 Ten Dollar

    1896 PR 65 Cameo NGC. A second example of this scarce proof issue that is much more elusive than it appears in this sale. This phenomenal coin has incredibly deep mirrors that provide a nearly black backdrop to the frosted golden devices seen on each side. There are very light, almost imperceptible hairlines in the fields. The only visual distraction we see are a couple of tiny blemishes between stars 6 and 7. A very impressive type coin and undoubtedly one of the finest known of this scarce date. (NGC ID# 28G3, PCGS# 8836)

    Weight: 16.72 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
    January, 1999
    6th-8th Wednesday-Friday
    Bids + Registered Phone Bidders: 2
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