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    Circulated Proof 1872 Five-Dollar

    1872 PR 53. A slightly circulated proof striking as evidenced by the complete scroll on the reverse (business strikes have incomplete details) and the date being punched in just a bit higher than center in the exergual area. Fully struck and still deeply mirrored in the fields when angled just so under a light. The only distracting marks are a couple in the left obverse field. Only 30 proofs were struck of this rare issue. (NGC ID# 28C9, PCGS# 8467)

    Weight: 8.36 grams

    Metal: 90% Gold, 10% Copper


    Learn more at the Newman Numismatic Portal at Washington University in St. Louis.

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    March, 1997
    20th-22nd Thursday-Saturday
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