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    Scarce PR55 1899 Liberty Eagle

    1899 $10 PR55 NGC. As a business strike, the 1899 ranks among the most plentiful issues in the long-lived Liberty eagle series. Proofs are a different matter altogether, since only 86 examples were struck. Some, like the present piece, were spent in the early 20th century, even by dealers such as B. Max Mehl. Few numismatists collected proof eagles before the 1930s, and specimens often traded for close to face value. The present coin retains ample proof flash within protected areas. The strike is exemplary, and scattered moderate marks are typical of limited circulation.(Registry values: P1) (NGC ID# 28G6, PCGS# 8839)

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