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    Choice Cameo Proof 1901 Liberty Eagle

    1901 PR 64 Cameo NGC. Ex: Trompeter. A rare date as a proof with only 85 pieces struck 98 years ago. Of that number, Akers estimates that perhaps 25 or so still exist, high grade examples being especially elusive. This is a very attractive, high-end piece that shows a remarkable amount of field-to-device contrast, quite an unusual occurrence on proofs struck during the early 1900s. The deeply mirrored fields display a number of hairlines and very light haziness, neither of which detract from this coin's overall appeal. For pedigree purposes, a tiny f-shaped lintmark is seen to the left of the 9th star. This is the second finest example thus far certified by NGC (11/98). (NGC ID# 28G8, PCGS# 8841)

    Weight: 16.72 grams

    Metal: 90% Gold, 10% Copper


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