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    Near-Gem Proof 1902 Ten Dollar
    First of the Brilliant-Era Issues

    1902 $10 PR64 PCGS. The year 1902 marks a famous "break-point" in U.S. proof coinage, where the previous default to a cameo effect yielded to a deliberate change toward all-around brilliance. This near-Gem proof from that year's eagle issue (mintage 113 pieces) has an orange-tinged yellow-gold gloss and only hints of field-device contrast, as the devices themselves share the fields' gleam. Light but distinct patina has settled over parts of the obverse fields, giving a slightly clouded appearance. Shallow pinscratches between stars 3 and 4 and stars 9 and 10 account for the grade and also may serve as future pedigree markers. Population: 17 in 64, 7 finer (7/12).(Registry values: N1) (NGC ID# 28G9, PCGS# 8842)

    Weight: 16.72 grams

    Metal: 90% Gold, 10% Copper


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    September, 2012
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