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    Extraordinary 1905 Eagle, PR65 Cameo

    1905 $10 PR65 Cameo NGC. Only 86 proof Liberty Head eagles were minted in 1905. The issue is one of the least available proofs of the 20th century, with perhaps half of the original mintage surviving today. The present coin is a spectacular example whose visual appeal appears to deserve an even higher grade. The surfaces are a rich yellow-gold, and a discernible element of contrast is present between the devices and the reflective fields. Intense contrast is rare on proofs of the early 20th century, and pieces worthy of the coveted Cameo designation are quite rare. Census: 2 in 65 Cameo, 3 finer (4/09).(Registry values: P1) (NGC ID# 28GC, PCGS# 88845)

    Weight: 16.72 grams

    Metal: 90% Gold, 10% Copper


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