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    Final Year Proof Liberty Ten

    1907 PR 62 NGC. Ex: Trompeter. A scarce date as a proof with only 74 pieces struck in this final year of issue for the Liberty ten dollar. Of that number, Akers estimates that perhaps 25-30 still exist, while Breen states that some 30-35 may still be extant. High grade examples are especially elusive.
    This is an attractive piece that shows virtually no field-to-device contrast which is normal for proofs struck during this time period. Deeply reflective, this choice specimen presents a bright yellow-gold appearance with some haziness, and a few hairlines scattered about, mostly at the base of the reverse. We suspect someone tried to remove evidence of a minuscule toning spot there causing the hairlines, thus the conservative grade. (NGC ID# 28GE, PCGS# 8847)

    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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